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Melvin meaning and name origin

Melvin \m(e)-lvin, mel-vin\ as a boy's 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.

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

A baby name that sounds like Melvin is Malvinn.

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Popularity of Melvin

Melvin is a very popular first name for men (#124 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1472 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Melvin
Popularity of Melvin