Marvin: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Marvin

Marvin

Pronunciation: MAHR-vin (key)

Origin of the name Marvin:

A name that arose in the Middle Ages as a variant of the Welsh Mervyn (sea hill, eminent marrow). Alternatively, it might be derived from the obsolete Merefin, a compound name composed of the element mere (lake, pond, sea) and the ethnic term Finn (a Finn, from Finland) or fionn (white, fair, clear).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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R&B singer Marvin Gaye
"Marvin Redpost" children's series by Louis Sachar
Marvin the Paranoid Android, from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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