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What does Mervin mean?

Mervin \m(e)-rvin, mer-vin\ as a boys' name is pronounced MER-ven. It is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Mervin is "sea friend". Also possibly "sea hill". Merfyn is the original form. See also Marvin and Merlin.


Variations

Mervin has 8 variants: Merven, Mervyn, Mervynn, Merwin, Merwinn, Merwyn, Murvin and Murvyn.

Mervin has 13 more alternative forms via Marvin, Merlin: Marlin, Marlon, Marve, Marven, Marvyn, Marwin, Marwynn, Merle, Merlen, Merlinn, Merlyn, Merlynn and Murvynn.


Popularity

Mervin is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#819 out of 1220, Top 67%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#33242 out of 88799, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Mervin for boys. Mervin reached its peak rank of #447 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Mervin and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Mervin are Marlin, Marlon (#747 a year ago), Marvin (#492), Merle, Merlin, Merlyn and Mervyn. This boy name reached the peak of its popularity during the years 1930-1939 and has become much less popular since, with versions such as Marlon, Marvin, Merle, Merlyn and Mervin becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marlin, Marlon, Marvin, Merle, Merlin, Merlyn, Mervin, Mervyn in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Mervin is alike in pronunciation to Morven and Morvyn. Other recommended similar baby names are Dervin, Kervin, Medvin, Melvin and Morfin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mervin.

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