Its source is Caoimhin, an Irish Gaelic name meaning "Handsome beloved."
This boy's name is used in Dutch.
This name's expression of admiration and affection could be specific to the newborn, more like ''handsome baby.''
St. Kevin is one of the patron saints of Dublin, Ireland. His name was not commonly used outside of Ireland until the 1920s. Since then, it has gained and maintained popularity in the U.S., and may get a further boost from the fame of actor-producer-director Kevin Costner.