[ 2 syll. de-vin, dev-in ] The baby girl name Devin is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced DEHV-ahN †. Devin's origin is Celtic, and its use, English and Irish. The meaning of Devin is 'poet; fawn; little dark one'. It is derived from devin meaning 'poet' ; dubh 'dark, black'. See Devin for more information.
In addition, Devin is a spelling variant of the English Devon.
Devin is an uncommon baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1991, 0.057% of baby girls were named Devin. It was #238 in rank then. The baby name has seen a steep drop in frequency since then, and is currently of only irregular use. In 2012, within the family of girl names directly related to Devin, Devyn was the most popular. In the last century Devin has primarily been a boy name. In 2005, 16 times more boys than girls were given the name Devin.
Baby names that sound like Devin include Devene, Devon, Devyn, Dabnea, Dabnee, Dabney, Dabni, Dabnie, Dabny, Dafna, Dafne, Dafnea, Dafnee, Dafneigh, Dafney, Dafni, Dafnie, Dafny, Daphane, and Daphine.
† Pronunciation for Devin: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"