Kevyn is one of those uniquely American spellings of a common name that has become popular in recent years. Though still nowhere near as popular as the base name, Kevyn does stand out as a unique way to spell a name that has been around for centuries. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Kevyn:

Old Irish: Noble birth

Origin of the name Kevyn:

Kevyn is a name of American origin that is derived from the Old Irish name Cóemgein, which means noble birth.

Symbolism of the name Kevyn:

Kevyn tends to be symbolic of a family's attempts to break with tradition and to allow a child to follow his own path in life.

Style of the name Kevyn:


Gender of the name Kevyn:

Kevyn is typically a male name, though it is sometimes given as a name to girls.

Pronunciation of the name Kevyn:


Number of syllables in the name Kevyn:


Emotion evoked from the name Kevyn:

Kevyn tends to evoke fairly mild emotions, though almost all of them are positive.

Alternative spellings for the name Kevyn:

Nicknames for the name Kevyn:

  • Kev
  • Kevy
  • Vin

Popularity of the name Kevyn:

According to the Social Security Administration, Kevyn has never ranked on the list of the most popular baby names in the United States.

Related names for the name Kevyn:

Great middle names for Kevyn and their meanings:

  • Baxter (baker)
  • Caleb (whole heart)
  • Campbell (crooked mouth)
  • Colton (charcoal settlement)
  • Dexter (right-handed)
  • Essex (eastern)
  • Ferris (man of iron)
  • Jacob (supplanter)

Famous people with the name Kevyn:

  • Kevyn Adams (American hockey player and coach)
  • Kevyn Howard (American actor)
  • Kevyn Morrow (American actor)

Kevyns in popular culture:

  • Kevyn Andreyasn (character from the webcomic Schlock Mercenary)