Devin

Devin - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Devin, meaning poet, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1952 on position #1993. 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 girl name Devin was given to 100 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1478 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 14,133 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Devin peaked in popularity 28 years ago in 1991 on position 237.



Famous with this name

Devin Sidell
Devin Druid
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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 New Jersey at position #908 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,508.

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.

Daphne / Devon / Devyn / Davina / Devan / Dafne / Divine / Devona / Daphney / Devany /

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
20121478
20111485
20101470
20091294
20081323
20071087
20061083
2005973
2004788
2003784
2002765
2001605
2000509
1999500
1998460
1997425
1996393
1995350
1994346
1993311
1992269
1991237
1990315
1989418
1988447
1987486
1986452
1985558
1984600
1983550
1982700
1981689
1980533
1979505
1978468
19771211
19762884
19742477
19702084
19692122
19672219
19632168
19541910
19521993

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey908
Indiana919
Massachusetts969
New York974
Missouri987
Illinois1001
Pennsylvania1130
Georgia1181
Texas1252
California1508

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 female 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
1991
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Devin
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 14,133
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1952
2012 births +100

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