Name Melvin – origin and meaning

Melvin is a male name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Melvin

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

Alternate spelling of Melvin


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