Marvin Name Meaning & Origin
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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Marvin is my Dad''s name . His dad's name was Marlin so I guess my grandmother wanted her 8th child's name similar to his dad's name . Thought about naming my future son Marvin (Blake) after his Paw Paw
There was a guy in my town who everybody knew as Tex. I found out his real name was Marvin. I thought no wonder he goes by Tex.
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Starvin' Marvin's Gas Station
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Marvin Gaye, American singer, song writer & record producer
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"Marvin Redpost" children's series by Louis Sachar
Marvin the Paranoid Android, from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Marvin "Mouth" McFadden from One Tree Hill
"Marvins Room" song by Drake
Marvin the Martian, Cartoon character from Warner Bros.' Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons