- The name "Kevin" is the anglicised form of the Irish name Caoimhín, derived from the older Irish Cóemgein, composed of the Old Irish elements cóem "kind, gentle, handsome" and gein "birth". Saint Caoimhín established a monastery in Glendalough, Ireland in the 6th century and is the patron saint of Dublin. It became popular in the English-speaking world outside of Ireland in the 20th century.
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (First appearance)
Notes and references
- ↑ World Exclusive Interview with J K Rowling," South West News Service, 8 July 2000
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Chapter 12 (The Triwizard Tournament)