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pinWhat does Melvin mean?

Melvin /mel-vin/ as a boys' name is pronounced MEL-vin. Possibly masculine form of Malvina (Gaelic) "smooth brow"; (Irish, Gaelic) "polished chief"; (Old English) "sword friend"; or a variant of Melville.


pinVariations

Melvin has 10 variants: Malvin, Malvyn, Malvynn, Mel, Melvon, Melvyn, Melwin, Melwyn, Melwynn and Vinnie.

Kreatif forms: Macvin, Meirvin, Melkin. [more]

pinHow popular is Melvin?

Melvin is a very popular first name for males (#124 out of 1220, Top 10%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1679 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Melvin for boys. Melvin reached its apex rank of #50 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #672 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Melvin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Melvin outside U.S.

Prominent varying forms of Melvin (#672 2 years ago) listed in the Top 1000 are Mel, Melville and Melvyn. These relations of Melvin were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.3718%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.082%, down 77.9%). Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Melvin and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Melvin, Mel, Melville, Melvyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Melvin outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Melvin is alike in pronunciation to Malvinn. Other suggested similar baby names are Delvin, Kelvin, Medvin, Mellin and Mervin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Melvin.

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