Kalvin - boys name

Kalvin name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 76%

Kalvin name meaning:

The name Kalvin is a variant spelling of Calvin, which has its roots in the French language. The name Calvin is derived from the Latin name Calvus, meaning "bald" or "hairless." It gained popularity as a given name in the Protestant Reformation era, particularly due to the influence of the theologian John Calvin.

People with the name Kalvin are often described as intelligent, analytical, and driven. They tend to possess strong leadership qualities and are skilled at problem-solving. With their logical and rational mindset, individuals with this name often excel in fields that require critical thinking and attention to detail. Kalvin's also have a deep desire for knowledge and tend to be lifelong learners.

In summary, the name Kalvin is derived from the Latin word for "bald" and gained popularity due to the influence of theologian John Calvin. People with this name are often intelligent, analytical, and driven, with a knack for leadership and problem-solving.

Origin: English

Variant of Calvin: Bald. Famous Bearers: Early 20th century American President Coolidge; fashion designer Calvin Klein.

Related names

Calvin , Calvina, Calvinna, Calvino, Kalvin

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Overall UK ranking: 1139 out of 4789

24 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Kalvin

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