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since 1880

Kevin

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Handsome, Beautiful
  • #32 All Time
  • #70 in 2014
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< 1k Kevina (American)

How popular is the name "Kevin" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1912 9 0 9
1913 9 0 9
1914 12 0 12
1915 15 0 15
1916 18 0 18
1917 19 0 19
1918 21 0 21
1919 14 0 14
1920 24 0 24
1921 84 0 84
1922 71 0 71
1923 53 0 53
1924 50 0 50
1925 61 0 61
1926 47 0 47
1927 67 0 67
1928 68 0 68
1929 76 0 76
1930 84 0 84
1931 112 0 112
1932 121 0 121
1933 133 0 133
1934 151 0 151
1935 176 0 176
1936 154 0 154
1937 178 0 178
1938 252 6 246
1939 278 5 273
1940 298 0 298
1941 426 6 420
1942 530 0 530
1943 645 5 640
1944 601 7 594
1945 705 14 691
1946 1,052 16 1,036
1947 1,567 14 1,553
1948 2,260 27 2,233
1949 3,330 31 3,299 #95 boy name
1950 4,800 39 4,761 #73 boy name
1951 6,382 44 6,338 #53 boy name
1952 7,973 45 7,928 #43 boy name
1953 10,066 62 10,004 #36 boy name
1954 15,401 80 15,321 #28 boy name
1955 17,213 69 17,144 #27 boy name
1956 21,835 68 21,767 #22 boy name
1957 24,373 90 24,283 #20 boy name
1958 24,740 93 24,647 #20 boy name
1959 26,859 100 26,759 #14 boy name
1960 28,485 94 28,391 #15 boy name
1961 29,012 107 28,905 #14 boy name
1962 28,447 91 28,356 #14 boy name
1963 30,746 121 30,625 #11 boy name
1964 29,481 114 29,367 #13 boy name
1965 28,309 117 28,192 #13 boy name
1966 25,723 123 25,600 #17 boy name
1967 24,739 117 24,622 #17 boy name
1968 24,005 125 23,880 #17 boy name
1969 23,709 128 23,581 #16 boy name
1970 27,118 129 26,989 #14 boy name
1971 25,010 134 24,876 #14 boy name
1972 22,486 118 22,368 #13 boy name
1973 20,932 133 20,799 #14 boy name
1974 19,602 127 19,475 #14 boy name
1975 18,195 106 18,089 #15 boy name
1976 18,600 113 18,487 #15 boy name
1977 22,631 149 22,482 #13 boy name
1978 20,216 105 20,111 #15 boy name
1979 18,857 120 18,737 #19 boy name
1980 18,093 117 17,976 #23 boy name
1981 17,569 111 17,458 #25 boy name
1982 17,579 118 17,461 #24 boy name
1983 17,516 144 17,372 #25 boy name
1984 17,978 124 17,854 #24 boy name
1985 18,953 147 18,806 #23 boy name
1986 20,076 146 19,930 #21 boy name
1987 20,548 142 20,406 #19 boy name
1988 20,274 116 20,158 #20 boy name
1989 21,298 99 21,199 #19 boy name
1990 20,472 71 20,401 #23 boy name
1991 20,339 81 20,258 #23 boy name
1992 19,693 59 19,634 #25 boy name
1993 19,128 53 19,075 #25 boy name
1994 17,362 57 17,305 #26 boy name
1995 15,911 59 15,852 #25 boy name
1996 14,613 35 14,578 #26 boy name
1997 13,324 33 13,291 #28 boy name
1998 12,523 16 12,507 #32 boy name
1999 12,286 35 12,251 #34 boy name
2000 12,697 31 12,666 #32 boy name
2001 12,627 36 12,591 #32 boy name
2002 12,074 31 12,043 #33 boy name
2003 11,755 28 11,727 #32 boy name
2004 11,258 46 11,212 #34 boy name
2005 10,935 31 10,904 #33 boy name
2006 10,801 27 10,774 #37 boy name
2007 10,552 23 10,529 #39 boy name
2008 9,797 11 9,786 #41 boy name
2009 8,787 21 8,766 #44 boy name
2010 7,325 7 7,318 #58 boy name
2011 6,566 15 6,551 #67 boy name
2012 6,221 7 6,214 #68 boy name
2013 5,928 10 5,918 #72 boy name
2014 5,873 14 5,859 #70 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Kevin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,158,447 babies born with the name Kevin in the United States. That's more than enough Kevins to occupy the country of Timor-Leste with an estimated population of 1,066,409 (as of July 11, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kevin" was in 1963 with a total of 30,625 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kevins)

According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kevin" ranks #38 in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 42 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of 18,953 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Kevin popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kevin" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kevin as well as things modernly associated with the name Kevin such as celebrities named Kevin.

Irish

Origin and Meaning of Kevin

The name "Kevin" is of Irish origin, and it means "Handsome, Beautiful". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant is a basketball biography. Kevin was born in 1988 in Washington, D.C.

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Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey is an actor, director, writer, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1986 to present. Kevin was born in 1959 as Kevin Spacey Fowler in South Orange, New Jersey, U.S.

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Kevin Costner

Kevin Costner is an actor, producer, director, and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1977 to present. Kevin was born in 1955 as Kevin Michael Costner in Lynwood, California, U.S.

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Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon is an actor and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1978 to present. Kevin was born in 1958 as Kevin Norwood Bacon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett is a nba biography. Kevin was born in 1976 in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Kevin Jonas

Kevin Jonas is an actor, musician, director, and contractor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Kevin was born in 1987 as Paul Kevin Jonas II in Teaneck, New Jersey, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

V is for virtue, a trait you hold dear.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nivek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Evkni". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Kevin born Sep 16, 1935

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 825. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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