Melvyn name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 21st, 2023
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old French, Celtic and Old English
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish and Danish
Pronunciation: m(e)-lv-yn
Meaning: Sword Friend and Form of Melvin
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What does Melvyn mean?

Used primarily in Finnish, Danish, English and Swedish illustrous, Melvyn is originated from Celtic, Old French and Old English, Melvyn means "Sword Friend or Form of Melvin" is used for both boys and girls.

Melvyn is variant form of durable and frequently used Melvin. Melvin is a version of Malwine. Also Melvin is variant form of old-school and preeminent Melville. Melvin is masculine variant of [Melvina.

Melvin is form of Melville, Which is a Scottish Surname Deriving from a French Placename Malleville: French Mal = Bad;French Ville = Settlement in English language. Melvin's meaning is Meet and Friend and Bad Village is originated from Old English, Celtic and Old French.

It is celebrated on 6 February.

Does Melvyn work as a baby name?

Melvyn is a popular Irish baby boy name that has gained a reputation for being a sophisticated and refined choice for parents. It is associated with qualities such as gentleness, leadership, and loyalty, making it an excellent choice for parents who want their son to embody these traits.

The name has also been associated with smoothness and elegance, which can evoke images of a well-groomed individual who exudes poise and charm. Overall, Melvyn is an excellent baby boy name that conveys strength, gracefulness, and wisdom.

How do I pronounce Melvyn?

The proper pronunciation of three syllabled Melvyn is m(e)-lv-yn. There are multiple ways to say the baby name, i.e., mel-vyn.

Variants of Melvyn

Melvin, Malwine, Melville, Belvin, Malvin, Telvin

Names that rhyme with Melvyn

How popular is the name Melvyn?

In United States, Melvyn was once a common name since emerging in 1912 it has been given to over 4327 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 1938,. However after 106 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts.

In addition to that, the given name has been in Also, A common name in France with over 4857 new-borns have been given the name since 1973. At present the name is rising, in 2005, 345 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 209th position.

Melvyn is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it has been in use since 1996 and achieved its top ranking of 1889 in 2000. It had a short run of 9 years on Belgium boy names chart.

But Melvyn is a popular baby name in England where every 1 in 5000 have the name. At least, 20000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our estimate.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2017121715
201696027
2015120475
2013107066
201288508
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Melvyn in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands852550

What numerology tells about Melvyn?

Your creativity is something many people envy, especially your co-workers. Stop being so kind and show people their place in your life. You love to travel but lack the money at the moment. You are probably an artist, or a writer, or something else associated with creativity. You get disappointed when you realize that most people worry more about social appearances rather than personal growth. You are creative by soul and like to amaze people with your unusual actions.

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Middle names for Melvyn

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Famous people named Melvyn

  • Melvyn Betts, English cricketer
  • Melvyn Morrow, Australian playwright
  • Melvyn Dubofsky, is professor emeritus of history and sociology
  • Melvyn Rubenfire, cardiologist
  • Melvyn Douglas, American actor
  • Melvyn Bragg, English broadcaster, author and parliamentarian
  • Melvyn Hayes, Born
  • Melvyn Gale, English cellist
  • Melvyn J Taub, London-based Tour and Promotion Manager and some-time pop/rock singer and actor
  • Melvyn Weiss, American attorney
  • Melvyn Barnes in 1995 as Actor
  • Melvyn Ternan in short Neck and Neck as Actor

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