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Information on Kevin -- Meaning, Origin, and/or Other Information

What Does Kevin mean? As this eMedTV Web page explains, Kevin means "Gentle, lovable." This page also highlights other information related to the name Kevin. 7th century saint famous for peity and patience. He established a famous monastery iat Glendalough, County Wicklow which became an important site of pilgimage.

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Kevin is from Irish Gaelic meaning Gentle, lovable.
Alternates for Kevin include: Kev, Kevan, Keven, Kevon, and Caoimhín
Kevin is associated with these categories: Saint, and Popular

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