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Meaning of Calvin

Cal•vin

Pronunciation: (kal'vin), [key]
— n.
  1. (Jean Chauvin or Caulvin), 1509–64, French theologian and reformer in Switzerland: leader in the Protestant Reformation.
  2. born 1911, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1961.
  3. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “bald.”
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