Name Melvin Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Melvin


Melvin is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Melvin?

Melvin is a derivation of the Old High German name Malwin. But the name also derived from an old Scottish surname, which comes from the French place name Malleville.

What does the name Melvin mean?

Melvin means “friend of justice” (from Germanic “mahal” = place of jurisdiction + “wini” = friend) and “bad town” (from French “mal” = bad + “ville” = town).

Pronunciation of Melvin

Variants of the name Melvin


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Popularity of the name Melvin

The name Melvin is ranked #3210 overall.

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