The name Devlin is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "unlucky". Devlin and is often added to lists like Movie Character Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".
From the experts:
Devlin is an Irish name that's fresher and even more devilish than Devin.
The earliest written record of this surname occurs in the thirteenth century, when an O'Devlin was appointed Bishop of Kells in 1211.
In the contemporary world, Devlin Agamand is a character in the video game "War of Witchcraft" and there is a British rapper who goes by the single name Devlin. Bernadette Devlin was the youngest woman ever elected to the British Parliament.