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Malvina Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Malvina is of Scottish and Gaelic origin.

The meaning of Malvina is "smooth brow".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 15723  in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Malvina Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Malvina has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Malvina to other names.


The name Malvina was created by James MacPherson in the 18th century, for a fictional character that appeared in his poems that were based on poems by the ancient Gaelic bard Osssian. It is thought to be derived from the Gaelic, mala mhin meaning smooth brow.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Malvina include Malvinia.

The names Malvin, Malwina, Malwine are all forms of Malvina.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Malvina Hoffman, Malvina Longfellow.

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