Kevin is a boy’s name of Irish descent, meaning “handsome.” The name derives from the Irish name Caoimhín, which originates from the elements coém and gein, meaning “handsome” and “birth,” respectively. An Irish name through and through, Kevin was popularized by the eponymous seventh-century saint who founded a monastery in Dublin and became a patron saint of the city. Famous namesakes include funnyman Kevin Hart and beloved actors Kevin Beacon, Kevin James, and Kevin Costner. A beauty on the inside out, Kevin is set to become your own little heartbreaker.
Famous People Named Kevin
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Kevin BaconActor
- Kevin CostnerActor
- Kevin DurantBasketball Player
- Kevin HartActor, Comedian
- Kevin JonasSinger
- Kevin KlineActor
- Kevin RichardsonSinger
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