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The name Kevin is of Irish origin, and means handsome.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kevin has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Kevin
Use of the Name Kevin for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
1,068,968 1,011,187 413,380 128,365 59,949 22,724 11,060
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kevin has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kevin first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1921, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Kevin
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
192171585  
192278273  
192395452  
192499051  
192584662  
1926    
192782266  
192879268  
192972475  
193068385  
1931556111  
1932529122  
1933489133  
1934457152  
1935418176  
1936455153  
1937427177  
1938355246  
1939335276  
1940333297  
1941280419  
1942249531  
1943226642  
1944231593  
1945207687  
19461781,037  
19471601,566  
19481272,228  
1949953,290  
1950734,768  
1951536,327  
1952437,931  
1953369,995  
19542815,307  
19552717,135  
19562221,740  
19572024,258  
19582024,633  
19591426,730  
19601528,371  
19611428,853  
19621428,347  
19631130,596965121
19641329,334  
19651328,178945117
19661725,564908124
19671724,588944117
19681723,856930124
19691623,576946127
19701426,933975129
19711424,822954134
19721322,352999119
19731420,757921134
19741419,442981125
19751518,058  
19761518,460  
19771322,445934149
19781520,072  
19791918,707  
19802317,942  
19812517,422  
19822517,434  
19832517,354999144
19842417,841  
19852318,788  
19862119,910  
19871920,397  
19881920,138  
19891921,184  
19902320,383  
19912320,240  
19922519,630  
19932519,069  
19942617,283  
19952515,838  
19962614,570  
19972813,280  
19983212,493  
19993412,235  
20003212,649  
20013212,571  
20023312,005  
20033211,664  
20043411,060  
Totals:  1,068,968 1,664

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kevin as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Kevin appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 83 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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