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


Melvyn is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Melvyn?

Melvyn 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 Melvyn mean?

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

Pronunciation of Melvyn

Variants of the name Melvyn


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Popularity of the name Melvyn

The name Melvyn is ranked #3505 overall.

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