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Marvin Meaning


What does Marvin mean?

The name Marvin is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Marvin is "friend of the sea".

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

Marvin is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mar-vin.

The Given Name Marvin

Marvin is a form of Mervyn. See Mervyn for further details.

Marvin is a name with authenticness.

A name fit for a child full of spirit and greatness, a little adventurer.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Marvin falls into the water name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Marvin Gaye, and Marvin Hamlisch.

Marvin Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 580 in baby name popularity for boys with 473 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 559 in baby name popularity for boys with 485 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Marvin has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Marvin Name Popularity Page.

Marvin Related Names

Marvin is a form of Mervyn.

Famous Marvins

  • Marvin Gaye ~ Soul Musician
  • Marvin Hamlisch ~ Musician

Marvin Numerology

What will your new littleMarvin be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Marvin Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Marvin in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Marvin.

Just for fun, see the name Marvin in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Marvin in Nautical Flags page.