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Origin & Meaning

The name Mervin is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Mervin is "sea lover".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "marrow eminent".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 2719 in baby name popularity for boys with 44 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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Related Names

Mervin is a variant spelling of Mervyn.

The name Marwin is a form of Mervin.

Mervin has the diminutive (nickname) Merv.

Other Tidbits

Mervin falls into the water name category.

Name Fun

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English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.