Given Name CALVIN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KAL-vin   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the French surname Cauvin, which was derived from chauve "bald". The surname was borne by Jean Cauvin (1509-1564), a theologian from France who was one of the leaders of the Protestant Reformation. His surname was Latinized as Calvinus (based on Latin calvus "bald") and he is known as John Calvin in English. It has been used as a given name in his honour since the 19th century.

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DIMINUTIVE: Cal
  United States
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  England and Wales
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  France
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  Scotland
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