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Marvel (girl)

What does Marvel mean?

Marvel Pronunciation of Marvel [mar-vel] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Marvel) is of Latin derivation, and Marvel means "miracle to marvel at; wonderful, extraordinary". Marvel is a version of Maravilla (Spanish, Latin). Marvel is also a variant of Marvell (Latin).

Associated with: wonderful (good).


Marvel has 2 variants: Marvele and Marvelle.

7 more related forms via Maravilla, Marvell: Marivel, Marivella, Marivelle, Marve, Marvela, Marvella and Marvelyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Mavel, Myrvel, ..

(male) Marel, Marmel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marvel Kimber (M.K.), ..

How popular is Marvel?

Marvel is a very prominent first name for women (#1660 out of 4276, Top 39%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#7892 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Marvel reached its apex rank of #574 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marvel name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Marvel ranked in the Top 2000 are Marivel and Marvella. Other variants, like Marve, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Marvel was at its peak 115 years ago, but now, the version Marvel has become less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marvel, Marivel, Marvella in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marvel and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Barbel, Carel, Cariel, Carmel, Darcel, Darel, Darrel, Karel, Karmel, Mabel, Madel, Maeve, Maidel, Marabel, Marcee, Marcela, Marcele, Marcey, Mare, Maree, Mareen, Marell, Maren, Marge, Marged, Marget, Margey, Marial, Maribel, Maribell, Maricel, Maridel, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marien, Mariet, Marje, Marjey (see Margaret), Markee, Marlea, Marlee, Marlele, Marlen, Marley, Marne, Marnee, Marnell, Marney, Marsee, Marsey, Marte, Marva, Marybel, Marybell, Maryl, Mauve, Mave, Maybel, Merel, Meribel, Meriel, Mirabel and Muriel. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marvel.

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