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12k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Mervin

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: Great lord
  • #2198 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
251k Marvin (English)
2k Mervyn (Welsh)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1881 8 0 8
1882 6 0 6
1883 7 0 7
1884 14 0 14
1885 12 0 12
1886 8 0 8
1887 9 0 9
1888 8 0 8
1889 9 0 9
1890 10 0 10
1891 8 0 8
1892 10 0 10
1893 10 0 10
1895 14 0 14
1896 7 0 7
1897 14 0 14
1898 13 0 13
1899 8 0 8
1900 19 0 19
1901 10 0 10
1902 11 0 11
1903 8 0 8
1904 10 0 10
1905 14 0 14
1906 21 0 21
1907 21 0 21
1908 15 0 15
1909 20 0 20
1910 24 0 24
1911 38 0 38
1912 72 0 72
1913 96 0 96
1914 119 0 119
1915 163 0 163
1916 172 0 172
1917 202 0 202
1918 193 0 193
1919 218 8 210
1920 257 8 249
1921 222 6 216
1922 221 0 221
1923 246 6 240
1924 210 0 210
1925 199 0 199
1926 226 0 226
1927 221 0 221
1928 223 5 218
1929 214 0 214
1930 197 0 197
1931 181 0 181
1932 201 0 201
1933 168 0 168
1934 167 0 167
1935 208 5 203
1936 196 0 196
1937 192 0 192
1938 172 0 172
1939 163 0 163
1940 150 0 150
1941 173 0 173
1942 182 0 182
1943 159 0 159
1944 160 0 160
1945 105 0 105
1946 145 0 145
1947 134 0 134
1948 130 0 130
1949 122 0 122
1950 143 0 143
1951 126 0 126
1952 99 0 99
1953 121 0 121
1954 103 0 103
1955 109 0 109
1956 111 0 111
1957 117 0 117
1958 107 0 107
1959 99 0 99
1960 108 0 108
1961 110 0 110
1962 104 0 104
1963 110 0 110
1964 89 0 89
1965 91 0 91
1966 75 0 75
1967 87 0 87
1968 65 0 65
1969 81 0 81
1970 86 0 86
1971 63 0 63
1972 62 0 62
1973 52 0 52
1974 61 0 61
1975 61 0 61
1976 48 0 48
1977 58 0 58
1978 52 0 52
1979 57 0 57
1980 46 0 46
1981 70 0 70
1982 54 0 54
1983 51 0 51
1984 58 0 58
1985 47 0 47
1986 59 0 59
1987 59 0 59
1988 54 0 54
1989 53 0 53
1990 66 0 66
1991 71 0 71
1992 72 0 72
1993 71 0 71
1994 53 0 53
1995 46 0 46
1996 45 0 45
1997 56 0 56
1998 65 0 65
1999 47 0 47
2000 47 0 47
2001 54 0 54
2002 39 0 39
2003 50 0 50
2004 49 0 49
2005 45 0 45
2006 60 0 60
2007 51 0 51
2008 57 0 57
2009 57 0 57
2010 59 0 59
2011 44 0 44
2012 54 0 54
2013 39 0 39
2014 44 0 44

Want to know about the populiarty of Mervin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,718 babies born with the name Mervin in the United States. That's more than enough Mervins to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (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 "Mervin" was in 1920 with a total of 249 babies.

According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mervin" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1912. Across the entire United States a total of only 72 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Mervin popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mervin in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Welsh

Origin and Meaning of Mervin

The name "Mervin" is of Welsh origin, and it means "Great lord". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

M is for mirth, your laughter.

E is for elegant, born within you.

R is for realist, the way you are.

V is for valentine, a sweetheart you are!

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nivrem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mnvier". 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 Mervin born Mar 14, 1987

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1250. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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