Devin

Devin - A very unique male name



  Apr 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Devin, meaning poet, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1952 on position #1606. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Devin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Devin? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Devin. The baby boy name Devin was given to 2,210 baby boys in 2012, ranking #173 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 743 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Devin peaked in popularity 24 years ago in 1995 on position 58.



Famous with this name

Devin McGinn
Devin Ratray
Devin Hamilton


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Rating: 4/5 (10 people)


Devin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Devin is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #87 - and is the least popular in Nebraska at position #327.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Devin is where you live.


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Devin origin and meaning

Devin is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means poet. To see famous people named Devin, pop culture references for the name Devin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Devin

We've found the following names that sound similar to Devin, sorted by popularity.

Devon / Devan / Davon / Davion / Deven / Davin / Devyn / Davian / Daveon / Devion /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012173
2011158
2010139
2009126
2008109
2007101
2006100
200590
200482
200374
200274
200171
200069
199968
199862
199759
199659
199558
199461
199371
199275
199183
199098
198996
198898
198798
1986113
1985121
1984122
1983140
1982228
1981251
1980236
1979235
1978241
1977251
1976335
1975320
1974304
1973336
1972364
1971356
1970357
1969380
1968391
1967414
1966414
1965432
1964476
1963570
1962579
1961742
1960707
1959894
1958904
1957943
19561166
19551389
19541601
19531608
19521606

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island87
New Mexico102
Maryland110
New Hampshire111
District of Columbia124
North Dakota125
Arizona129
New York130
Missouri137
Michigan142
Illinois150
Massachusetts154
Georgia154
Louisiana155
Florida158
Minnesota159
Tennessee159
Connecticut163
New Jersey167
Ohio169
Kentucky170
South Carolina176
Nevada178
Alabama183
Kansas185
North Carolina186
Texas189
California190
Colorado190
Iowa196
West Virginia199
Arkansas202
South Dakota203
Alaska203
Mississippi206
Montana207
Wisconsin207
Virginia209
Indiana214
Pennsylvania221
Hawaii223
Washington229
Oklahoma258
Utah261
Oregon288
Idaho291
Nebraska327

Even more about Devin


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Devin a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Devin?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1995
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Devin
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 743
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1952
2012 births +2,210

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