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Meaning and name origin

Merwyn \m(e)-rw-yn\ as a boy's name is of Welsh, Old English and Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Merwyn is "sea friend; town by the lake". Merwyn is a variant of Marvin (Welsh): variant of Mervin. Also a variant of Merton (Old English): place name.


Merwyn has 4 variant forms: Marwin, Marwynn, Merwin, Merwinn.


Merwyn is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Merwyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Marvin (#492), Mervin and Merton. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Berwyn, Derwyn, Kerwyn, Medwyn, Melwyn, Merlyn and Mervyn. Like Merwyn, these names are not commonly used.