Related names: Devinn, Devon, Devyn, Devynn, Devin, Devon,Deven Devan, Devyn
Devin is one of the hottest Celtic names right now and means “poet,” which certainly adds to its romantic appeal. It’s yet another name that inspires parents to break out their creative spelling skills, leading to entries on the 2009 popular names list for Devin (#124) Devon (#277), Deven (#682), Devan (#785) and Devyn (#868). Devin is one of those rare instances where a boy’s name flirted with popularity as a girl’s name and then dropped off the girl’s chart entirely while still remaining popular with boys. Devin ranked as high as #238 for girls in 1991, but hasn’t been on the girl’s list at all since 2005. It could still make a comeback – Devyn ranked #969 on the girl’s list in 2009.
By The Numbers
U.S. Rank by Year
Rank of Similar Names in 2008