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Kevin Name Meaning and Origin

Kevin Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Handsome, gentle, kind-hearted

Name Origin


The name Kevin means 'handsome, gentle, kind-hearted' in Irish. It is derived from the Irish name Caoimhín, which is believed to come from the Gaelic word 'caomh', meaning kind or gentle. Kevin is a popular name with both Irish and non-Irish origins.

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Kevin Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Kevin is pronounced smoothly with two syllables, making it easy to say and remember.

Name Melody Rating:

The two-syllable rhythm of Kevin flows well and is pleasant to the ear.

Famous People Named Kevin

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● Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey is an American actor known for his roles in films such as 'American Beauty' and 'The Usual Suspects'. He has won multiple awards, including two Academy Awards.

● Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart is a comedian and actor from the United States. He has starred in movies like 'Ride Along' and 'Central Intelligence', and is known for his stand-up comedy specials.

● Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant is a professional basketball player in the NBA. He has won multiple MVP awards and NBA championships, and is considered one of the best players in the league.

Kevin Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Kevin

Kevin does not have any strong negative associations, but some may find it to be a common or overused name. However, it remains a classic and well-liked name in many cultures.

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