What does Marvel mean?
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) with the suffix -el. Marvel is also a variant of Marvell (Latin).
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)
Presented below is the birth name history of Marvel for girls. Marvel was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #594 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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