Calvin name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 11th, 2023
Gender: Boy
Origin: Old French and Latin
Usage: German, English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Calvin c(a)-lvin
Meaning: Bald
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What does Calvin mean?

Calvin means The Little Bald One or Patronymic of a French Religious Reformer of the Xvith Century is originated from Latin and Old French and a gender-neutral name is principally used in Norwegian, English, Danish, Finnish, Swedish and German.

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How do I pronounce Calvin?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Calvin is c(a)-lvin. cal-vin is another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Calvin


Nicknames for Calvin

If you are looking for a nickname for a baby named Calvin, There are plenty of choices

Names that rhyme with Calvin

How popular is the name Calvin?

Calvin is a popular in United States where over 204084 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. At present the name is rising, in 1924, it ranked 44th when 4917 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Additionally, the given name has been in the top 50 baby names 2 times In England and Wales, Calvin was once a common name since emerging in 1996 it has been given to over 2295 babies.

At the peak of its usage in 1998,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 23 years. Also, Calvin used to be a common name in France, first appeared in 1947 and over 4162 babies have been given the name in 34 years.

At its zenith in 1998,. However after 34 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but it is still going strong.

Calvin is a familiar baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1983 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

In 1997, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 116 on boy names chart when 57 babies were given the name Calvin. Over 969 babies in Ireland have been named Calvin.

The moniker is an uncommon baby name in Switzerland, even after 21 years of use, it could not make it big. Over 194 babies in Switzerland have been named Calvin. In Belgium, it has been in use since 1996 and peaked in 1997 when it ranked 588th.

Over 180 people have been named Calvin in Belgium.

But Calvin is a popular baby name in Kenya where every 1 in 4000 have the name as well as in, South Africa, Canada, Uganda, Tanzania, Malaysia, Cameroon and DR Congo.

As per our findings, over 270000 people has been named Calvin globally.

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Calvin in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Calvin

You have no enemies. You have a powerful appearance. You always make the best entrance, no matter where you appear. Not everyone will be there to help you when you need a hand, just like you are there for everyone. You allow yourself to change your mind and perspective from time to time if you find out that someone's way is better than yours. Find out what your passion is. Stop trying to fit in.

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Sibling Names for Calvin

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Famous people named Calvin

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  • Calvin Seerveld, received a BA from Calvin College in 1952
  • Calvin Hampton, leading American organist and sacred music composer
  • Calvin M. Woodward, United States educator and professor
  • Calvin Burnett, African-American artist
  • Calvin Thomas, American scholar
  • Calvin L. Noble, born October 13, 1813
  • Calvin Hoffman, American theater critic
  • Calvin Tomkins, author and art critic for 'The New Yorker' magazine
  • Calvin E. Wright, Democratic politician from Idaho
  • Calvin Goddard, United States Representative from Connecticut
  • Calvin Giles, Illinois state politician
  • Calvin E. Simmons, American symphony orchestra conductor
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  • Calvin Veltman, American sociologist
  • Calvin Plummer, English former professional footballer
  • Calvin Fish, British television commentator for Fox Sports 1 and a former racing driver
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  • Calvin Mackie, American mentor, motivational speaker
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  • Calvin Normore, professor of philosophy at the University of California
  • Calvin Cowgill, U.S. Representative from Indiana
  • Calvin Baker, American novelist, essayist, and editor
  • Calvin Carrière, Creole fiddler who played zydeco music
  • Calvin Jones, former American football player
  • Calvin Ziegler, German-American poet from Rebersburg, Pennsylvania
  • Calvin Pokiak, engineer, a former civil servant
  • Calvin Leroy Van Pelt, businessman in the U.S. state of Oregon
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  • Calvin B. Hoover, noted economist and professor
  • Calvin Coolidge, John Calvin Coolidge Jr
  • Calvin Fowler, captain of the United States gold medal basketball team at the 1967 Pan American Games
  • Calvin Johnson, American guitarist, vocalist, songwriter
  • Calvin Klein, American fashion designer
  • Calvin S. Brice, Democratic politician from Ohio
  • Calvin Mooers, American computer scientist known for his work
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  • Calvin Trillin, American journalist, humorist, food writer, poet
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  • Calvin Graham, youngest U.S. serviceman to serve and fight during World War II
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  • Calvin Pickering, former professional baseball first baseman
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  • Calvin Say, Democratic member of the Hawaii State House of Representatives
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