Meaning and name origin
Melva is a very popular first name for females (#851 out of 4276, Top 20%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Melva for girls. Melva reached its highest rank of #406 in the U.S. in 1920-1929. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Melva and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Melba, Malva, Melvina, Malvina and Melva. (2014 statistics).