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Kevin Name Meaning

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Meaning of Kevin

In American meaning is : Little gentle one or handsome
See also in Celtic , Irish , Gaelic , Swedish for meaning.

Kevin Name Origin

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Kevin name origin
Saint Caoimhín established a monastery in Glendalough, Ireland in the 6th century and is the patron saint of Dublin. It became popular in the English-speaking world outside of Ireland in the 20th century.
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Anglicized form of the Irish name Caoimhín, derived from the older Irish Coemgen, composed of the Old Irish elements coem "kind, gentle, handsome" and gein "birth".

Saint Kevin (seventh century) founded a monastery that became famous as an educational center.





Kevin comes from the German word for handsom. Kevin of Glendalough was an early Irish saint who is credited for spreading the popularity of the name Kevin (originally Caoimhín).  Saint Caoimhín established a monastery in Glendalough, Ireland in the 6th century and is the patron saint of Dublin. It became popular in the English-speaking world outside of Ireland in the 20th century.
Kevin Name also appears in following Origin(s): Gaelic, Irish
Kevin also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Celtic, Irish, Chinese, Danish
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Meaning of Kevin in English origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.