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Popularity
14k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Melva

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

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1880660
1883550
1887880
188811110
188910100
189012120
1891990
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189310100
189412120
189516160
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189921210
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19141351350
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19182062060
19192412410
19202792790
19212832830
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19232912910
19242882880
19252762760
19262702637
19272852850
19282762760
19293003000
19302582580
19312772770
19322952950
19332452450
19342452450
19352762760
19362742740
19373003000
19383133085
19392852805
19402962906
19412682626
19422642640
19432832830
19442202200
19452332330
19462242240
19472472470
19482102100
19492352350
19502202200
19512522520
19522232230
19532102100
19542062060
19551931930
19562012010
19571851850
19581641640
19591241240
19601491490
19611231230
19621231230
19631011010
19641071070
19651101100
196696960
196779790
196868680
196985850
197057570
197188880
197260600
197356560
197460600
197548480
197640400
197750500
197841410
197954540
198052520
198134340
198223230
198330300
198422220
198514140
198617170
198714140
198821210
198917170
199029290
199121210
1992880
199316160
199410100
199510100
1996990
1997880
1999550
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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 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Melva" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1939. Across the entire United States a total of only 285 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Melva in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

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 mirth, your laughter.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

V is for vision, few can share.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Avlem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Maevl". 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 Oct 1, 1931

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 1650. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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