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What does Melvyn mean?

Melvyn Pronunciation of Melvyn [melvyn] as a boys' name is an alternate form of Melvin.


VARIANTS Melvon, Malvynn, Malvyn, Malvin

RELATIONS VIA MELVIN Mel, Melwin, Melwyn, Melwynn

(male) Menvyn, Milvyn, ..

(female) Melman, Melmin, ..

Melvyn Braelyn (M.B.), ..

How popular is Melvyn?

Melvyn is a rare first name for males. Melvyn is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Melvyn entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #500 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melvyn name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Melvyn are Melvin (#692 IN 2015), Mel and Malvin. These relations of Melvyn were favored as birth names 85 years ago (MEDIAN #681) and have become significantly less conventional since, with versions such as Melvyn going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Melvyn, Malvin, Mel, Melvin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Melvyn is pronounced similarly to Malvin, Malvinn, Malvyn, Malvynn, Melvin and Melvon. Other suggested similar names are Alvyn, Delvin, Delvon, Delwyn, Devyn, Elvyn, Jevvyn, Kalvyn, Kelvan, Kelven, Kelvin, Kelvon, Kelvyn, Kelvys (see Kelvis), Kelwyn, Kervyn, Kevyn, Marvyn, Medvin, Medwyn, Meldan, Melden, Meldon, Mellan, Mellen, Mellin, Mellon, Melwin, Melwyn, Melwynn, Merlyn, Merven, Mervin, Mervyn, Mervynn (see Mervin), Merwyn, Morvyn, Murvyn, Selwyn, Tevyn and Welwyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Melvyn.