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What does Marvyn mean?

Marvyn Pronunciation of Marvyn as a name for boys is a Welsh name, and the name Marvyn means "sea friend". Marvyn is an alternate spelling of Marvin (Welsh): variation of Mervin.

ASSOCIATED WITH Mar-, -yn, sea, friend


VARIANTS Murvynn, Murvin, Mervyn, Mervin, Marven

RELATIONS VIA MARVIN Marve, Marwin, Marwynn, Merwin, Merwyn



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How popular is Marvyn?

Marvyn is an unusual first name for males. Marvyn is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Marvyn (NOT RANKED) are Marvin (#550 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Merwyn, Merwin, Mervyn and Mervin. Other variants, like Murvynn, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Marvyn was widespread during 1930-1939 (AVERAGE #769) and is now much less, with forms like Mervin becoming somewhat dated. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Marvyn is pronounced similarly to Merven, Mervynn, Morven, Morvyn and Murvyn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aaryn, Arvyn, Carwyn, Darryn, Darvin, Darwyn, Daryn, Davyn, Earvin, Ervyn, Garlyn, Garvan, Garven, Garvin, Garvy, Garvyn, Garwyn, Gavyn, Harlyn, Harvy, Irvyn, Jaryn, Kalvyn, Kervyn, Malvin, Malvyn (see Malvin), Malvynn (see Melvin), Marden, Mardon, Mardyn (see Marden), Marion, Marlan, Marlen, Marlin, Marlon, Marly, Marmyon (see Marmion), Marten, Martin, Marton, Marty, Martyn, Marvel, Melvyn, Merlyn, Morfin, Morfyn, Norvyn and Tarryn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marvyn.

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