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14k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Melva

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Gentle lady
  • #1972 All Time
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Boys

How popular is the name "Melva" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 6 0
1883 5 5 0
1887 8 8 0
1888 11 11 0
1889 10 10 0
1890 12 12 0
1891 9 9 0
1892 20 20 0
1893 10 10 0
1894 12 12 0
1895 16 16 0
1896 17 17 0
1897 16 16 0
1898 17 17 0
1899 21 21 0
1900 23 23 0
1901 25 25 0
1902 29 29 0
1903 36 36 0
1904 39 39 0
1905 45 45 0
1906 37 37 0
1907 51 51 0
1908 54 54 0
1909 45 45 0
1910 71 71 0
1911 57 57 0
1912 106 106 0
1913 117 117 0
1914 135 135 0
1915 207 207 0
1916 225 225 0
1917 220 220 0
1918 206 206 0
1919 241 241 0
1920 279 279 0
1921 283 283 0
1922 240 240 0
1923 291 291 0
1924 288 288 0
1925 276 276 0
1926 270 263 7
1927 285 285 0
1928 276 276 0
1929 300 300 0
1930 258 258 0
1931 277 277 0
1932 295 295 0
1933 245 245 0
1934 245 245 0
1935 276 276 0
1936 274 274 0
1937 300 300 0
1938 313 308 5
1939 285 280 5
1940 296 290 6
1941 268 262 6
1942 264 264 0
1943 283 283 0
1944 220 220 0
1945 233 233 0
1946 224 224 0
1947 247 247 0
1948 210 210 0
1949 235 235 0
1950 220 220 0
1951 252 252 0
1952 223 223 0
1953 210 210 0
1954 206 206 0
1955 193 193 0
1956 201 201 0
1957 185 185 0
1958 164 164 0
1959 124 124 0
1960 149 149 0
1961 123 123 0
1962 123 123 0
1963 101 101 0
1964 107 107 0
1965 110 110 0
1966 96 96 0
1967 79 79 0
1968 68 68 0
1969 85 85 0
1970 57 57 0
1971 88 88 0
1972 60 60 0
1973 56 56 0
1974 60 60 0
1975 48 48 0
1976 40 40 0
1977 50 50 0
1978 41 41 0
1979 54 54 0
1980 52 52 0
1981 34 34 0
1982 23 23 0
1983 30 30 0
1984 22 22 0
1985 14 14 0
1986 17 17 0
1987 14 14 0
1988 21 21 0
1989 17 17 0
1990 29 29 0
1991 21 21 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 16 16 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 9 9 0
1997 8 8 0
1999 5 5 0
2000 7 7 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 7 7 0
2006 7 7 0
2007 6 6 0
2013 6 6 0
2014 5 5 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Melva? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,173 babies born with the name Melva in the United States. That's more than enough Melvas to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Melva" was in 1938 with a total of 308 babies.

According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Melva" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1934. Across the entire United States a total of only 245 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Melva popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Melva" mean? The list below shows the origins of Melva as well as things modernly associated with the name Melva such as celebrities named Melva.

Irish

Origin and Meaning of Melva

The name "Melva" is of Irish origin, and it means "Gentle lady". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for lucky, who is more?

V is for volunteer, your giving side.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Avlem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vmale". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Melva born Feb 24, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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