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What does Murvin mean?

Murvin Pronunciation of Murvin [murvin] as a boys' name is of Welsh and Old Welsh derivation, and Murvin means "sea friend". Murvin is a variant form of Marvin (Welsh): version of Mervin.

Associated with: sea, friend.


Murvin has 7 variants: Marven, Marvyn, Merven, Mervyn, Mervynn, Murvyn and Murvynn.

5 more different relations via Marvin, Mervin: Marve, Marwin, Merwin, Merwinn and Merwyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Morvin, Murin, ..

(female) Murmi, Murmir, ..

Middle name pairings:
Murvin Blaine (M.B.), ..

How popular is Murvin?

Murvin is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#97848 out of 150436, Top 65%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Murvin (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Marvin (#550 from current records), Merwyn, Merwin, Mervyn and Mervin. Usage of these relations of Murvin was widespread 9 decades ago (median #769) and is now significantly reduced (#1710, down 93%), with versions such as Marvin going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marvin, Mervin, Mervyn, Merwin, Merwyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Murvin is alike in pronunciation to Morven and Morvyn. Other suggested similar names are Arvin, Burlin, Corvin, Darvin, Dervin, Durbin, Durwin, Earvin, Ervin, Garvin, Girvin, Irvin, Kervin, Malvin, Marlin, Martin, Maurin, Medvin, Melvin, Merlin, Morfin, Morfinn (see Morven), Morfyn, Murfie (see Murphy), Murton, Norvin, Orvin and Purvis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Murvin.

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