♂ Name Melvyn – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Melvyn

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Melvyn is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Melvyn

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

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