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What does Marven mean?

Marven Pronunciation of Marven [mar-ven] as a name for boys is a Welsh name, and Marven means "sea friend". Marven is a version of Marvin (Welsh): form of Mervin.

Associated with: sea, friend.


Marven has 5 variants: Marvyn, Mervin, Mervyn, Murvin and Murvynn.

5 more related forms via Marvin: Marve, Marwin, Marwynn, Merwin and Merwyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Meirven, ..

(female) Marmel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marven Trevon (M.T.), ..

How popular is Marven?

Marven is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Marven is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Marvin (#550 from current records), Mervin, Mervyn, Merwin and Merwyn are the popular alternative forms of Marven (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Marvyn, are uncommon. These relations of Marven were popular 9 decades ago (adoption of 0.4%) and are now much less widespread, with forms like Mervin becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marvin, Mervin, Mervyn, Merwin, Merwyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marven and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marven is alike in pronunciation to Merven, Mervynn, Morven, Morvyn and Murvyn. Other recommended names are Barden, Barren, Barten, Carden, Carmen, Carver, Daren, Darien, Darvin, Daven, Earvin, Galven, Garen, Garlen, Garmen, Garren, Garve, Garvin, Gaven, Girven, Harden, Harmen, Harve, Harvee, Harvey, Haven, Irven, Jarren, Jarvee, Jarvey, Jayven, Karmen, Kayven, Laren, Machen, Malden, Malvin, Malvyn (see Malvin), Manten (see Manton), Mardyn (see Marden), Marek, Marion, Markey, Marlan, Marlea, Marlen, Marlin, Marlon, Marmeon (see Marmion), Marmer, Marsden, Marsean, Marsten, Martel, Marten, Martenn, Martin, Marton, Marvel, Marvell, Maslen, Merlen, Morfin, Morfyn, Morgen, Morten, Taren, Tarren, Varden and Varten. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marven.

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