Calvin

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Latinization of Middle French Cauvin, a nickname for a chauve(bald) person.

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Calvin

  1. a surname of French and Spanish origin, notably borne by John Calvin, French Protestant theologian
  2. (chiefly US) a male given name derived from the surname; used especially by nonconformist families

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