What does Melva mean?
Melva is a very prominent first name for women (#851 out of 4276, Top 20%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Melva for girls. Melva reached its highest rank of #406 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Melva and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Melva are Malva, Malvina, Melba and Melvina. Usage of this girl name reached its most widespread during 1920-1929 and is now significantly less, with the forms Malvina, Melba, Melva and Melvina becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)