What does the baby name Devyn mean? Learn about what Devyn means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Devyn - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Devyn
D-E-V-Y-N, is a 5-letter male given name.
Meaning of Devyn
Origin of Devyn
The name 'Devyn' is of Welsh origin. It is derived from the Welsh name 'Dafydd', which is the Welsh form of the name 'David'. 'David' is a biblical name of Hebrew origin, meaning 'beloved' or 'friend'. The name 'Devyn' is a modern variation of 'Dafydd' and has gained popularity in recent years.
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Popularity of Devyn
The popularity of the name 'Devyn' has experienced fluctuations over time. In the early 2000s, the name gained some popularity in the United States, particularly among parents seeking unique and gender-neutral names for their children. However, it has not reached the same level of popularity as some other names.
Devyn currently has 31 likes, and is in the top 7% of liked boy's names. The name Gustav is slightly more popular than Devyn.

Etymology of Devyn

The name 'Devyn' is a variation of the Welsh name 'Dafydd', which is derived from the Hebrew name 'David'. 'David' has a rich biblical history and is a name that has been used for centuries. The meaning of 'David' as 'beloved' or 'friend' carries over to the name 'Devyn'.

Cultural Significance of Devyn

The name 'Devyn' does not have any specific cultural significance beyond its Welsh and biblical origins. It is a name that has been used in various cultures and does not hold any particular cultural associations or connotations.