Meaning and Name Origin
Arvin is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#10393 out of 88799, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Arvin for boys. Arvin was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #883 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Arvin and associated names. The only other popular alternative form of Arvin listed in the Top 1000 is Arvid. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1900-1909 and is now significantly lower, with the version Arvid becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Arvin is pronounced similarly to Earvin, Ervin▼, Ervine, Ervyn, Irven, Irvin▼, Irvine, Irvyn and Orvin. Other recommended similar baby names are Alvin▼, Ardin, Arin, Arlin, Armin, Arrin and Arvind. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arvin.