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pinWhat does Marva mean?

Marva /mar-va/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Aramaic and English derivation, and Marva means "lady; mistress of the house; renowned friend". Marva is a variant form of Martha (Aramaic) with the suffix -va. Marva is also a derivative of Marvina (English): feminine of Marvin.


Marva has 1 variant: Maarva.

Marva has 32 more related forms via Martha, Marvina: Marfa, Marhta, Mariet, Marit, Mart, Marta, Marte, Martella, Martelle, Marth, Marthe, Marthena, Marthine, Marthini, Marthy, Marti, Martie, Martina, Martita, Martje, Martta, Marty, Martyne, Martynne, Marvadene, Mata, Matha, Matti, Mattie, Mirtha, Pat and Pattie.

Kreatif forms: Marha, Marma. [more]

pinHow popular is Marva?

Marva is a very popular first name for women (#887 out of 4276, Top 21%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#139757 out of 150436, Top 93%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Marva for girls. Marva was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #398 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marva name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marva outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Marva and corresponding names. Martha (#735 in 2014), Mattie (#958), Pat, Pattie, Martina and Marta are the prominent varying forms of Marva. Variants like Marti are seldom used. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.6379%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.0439%, down 93.1%), with versions like Martha, Mattie, Martina, Marta and Pattie becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marva, Marta, Martha, Martina, Mattie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Pat, Pattie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marta, Martha outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Malva, Mara, Marga, Maria, Marja, Marla, Marna, Marra, Marve and Marya. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marva.