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Meaning and name origin

Mervin \m(e)-rvin, mer-vin\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Merven, Mervyn, Mervynn, Merwin, Merwinn, Merwyn, Murvin and Murvyn.


Popularity

Mervin is a somewhat popular first name for males (#819 out of 1220, Top 67%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#33242 out of 88799, Top 37%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mervin for boys. Mervin reached its highest rank of #447 in the U.S. in 1920-1929 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Mervin and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Marvin (#492), Mervyn, Merlin and Mervin. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marvin, Merlin, Mervin, Mervyn in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Mervin is also pronounced similarly to Marven, Marvyn, Morven and Morvyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Dervin, Kervin, Medvin, Melvin and Morfin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mervin.

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