Meaning and name origin
Melvina \m(e)-lvi-na, mel-vina\ as a girl's name is of Greek and English origin, and the meaning of Melvina is "slender, delicate; smooth brow". Melvina is a variant of Malva (Greek): also a flower name for plants known as mallows. Also a variant of Malvina (English): literary name coined by James Macpherson in the 18th century for a character in his Ossianic poems. Melvina is also used as a variant of Melva (English).
Melvina▼ has 1 variant form: Melvena.
Melvina is a very popular first name for females (#1399 out of 4276, Top 33%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Melvina for girls. Melvina reached its highest rank of #371 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Melvina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Melvina, Melva, Malvina and Malva. (2014 statistics).