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Calvin Name Meaning and Origin

Calvin Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Bald, hairless, little bald one

Name Origin


The name Calvin means 'bald' or 'little bald one'. It has Latin origins and was derived from the surname 'Cauvin', which means 'bald'. The name became popular due to the French theologian John Calvin, known for his role in the Protestant Reformation.

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Calvin Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Calvin is easy to pronounce with a clear 'K' sound and short vowels, making it fluent and straightforward to say.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Calvin create a simple rhythm, but the emphasis on the first syllable can make it slightly less smooth.

Famous People Named Calvin

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● Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris is a Scottish DJ, record producer, and singer-songwriter. He is known for his hit songs like 'Summer' and 'This Is What You Came For'. Harris has won multiple awards, including a Grammy for Best Music Video.

● Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein is an American fashion designer known for his iconic clothing and fragrance lines. He founded the Calvin Klein Inc. company, which became one of the most successful fashion brands in the world.

● Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson, also known as 'Megatron', is a former American football wide receiver who played for the Detroit Lions in the NFL. He is considered one of the greatest receivers in football history.

Calvin Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Calvin

The name Calvin does not have strong negative associations. However, some may associate it with the Calvinist religious movement, which has been criticized for its strict beliefs and practices. Additionally, the name may be linked to the stereotype of 'nerdy' or 'bookish' individuals.

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