Kevin Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Ó Caoimhín ‘descent of Caoimhín’ (Kevin), a byname representing a diminutive of Gaelic caomh ‘comely’, ‘beloved’. This was the name of a 7th-century saint who is one of the patrons of Dublin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Nevin, Savin, Levin, Kervin, Keown, Even, Kivi, Devon, Lein, Sevin

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Kevin Family Origin

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Kevin Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Laundress

    17%
  • Licensed Victualler

    17%

In 1881, the most common Kevin occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 17% of Kevin's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kevin. A less common occupation for the Kevin family was Licensed Victualler.

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Kevin Historical Records

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Kevin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2003, Kevin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kevin in 1959 was 31, and 79 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kevin

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