Malvin

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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Malvin

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  • A submission from South Korea says the name Malvin means "Chief" and is of Irish origin.

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  1. (biochemistry) An anthocyanin, a diglucoside of malvidin, found in very many foods.

Notable Persons Named Malvin

Malvin was born on January 28th, 1896 in Greensboro, North Carolina. He breathed his last breath in 1934.

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Malvin Kamara is a soccer player for the West Ham United F.C., Wimbledon F.C., Milton Keynes Dons F.C., Cardiff City F.C., Port Vale F.C., Huddersfield Town A.F.C., Grimsby Town F.C., Barrow A.F.C., Guiseley A.F.C., Forest Green Rovers F.C., Stafford Rangers F.C., Tamworth F.C., and Farnborough F.C. Malvin was born on November 17th, 1983 in Plumstead.

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Malvin was born on August 8th, 1917. He left this life on March 6th, 2008.

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Malvin Hunter is a football player. Malvin was born on November 20th, 1969 in Harvey, Illinois.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Malvin

Artie was born on July 7th, 1922. He left this life on June 16th, 2006.

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How popular is the baby name Malvin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 6 0 6
1901 6 0 6
1902 6 0 6
1904 5 0 5
1906 9 0 9
1908 5 0 5
1909 7 0 7
1910 11 0 11
1911 9 0 9
1912 22 0 22
1913 40 0 40
1914 28 0 28
1915 49 0 49
1916 40 0 40
1917 45 0 45
1918 39 0 39
1919 50 0 50
1920 62 0 62
1921 68 0 68
1922 65 6 59
1923 40 0 40
1924 62 0 62
1925 56 0 56
1926 41 0 41
1927 58 0 58
1928 60 6 54
1929 48 0 48
1930 59 0 59
1931 43 0 43
1932 38 0 38
1933 32 0 32
1934 48 0 48
1935 48 0 48
1936 30 0 30
1937 28 0 28
1938 32 0 32
1939 33 0 33
1940 25 0 25
1941 36 0 36
1942 34 0 34
1943 37 0 37
1944 27 0 27
1945 28 0 28
1946 38 0 38
1947 46 0 46
1948 36 0 36
1949 25 0 25
1950 36 0 36
1951 31 0 31
1952 32 0 32
1953 38 0 38
1954 33 0 33
1955 28 0 28
1956 24 0 24
1957 27 0 27
1958 20 0 20
1959 15 0 15
1960 18 0 18
1961 18 0 18
1962 24 0 24
1963 19 0 19
1964 22 0 22
1965 21 0 21
1966 16 0 16
1967 18 0 18
1968 9 0 9
1969 16 0 16
1970 23 0 23
1971 25 0 25
1972 14 0 14
1973 13 0 13
1974 18 0 18
1975 13 0 13
1976 12 0 12
1977 12 0 12
1978 16 0 16
1979 8 0 8
1980 10 0 10
1981 13 0 13
1982 8 0 8
1983 8 0 8
1984 11 0 11
1985 8 0 8
1986 17 0 17
1987 9 0 9
1988 5 0 5
1989 8 0 8
1990 13 0 13
1991 8 0 8
1992 10 0 10
1993 8 0 8
1994 13 0 13
1995 7 0 7
1996 7 0 7
1997 8 0 8
1998 8 0 8
1999 6 0 6
2000 11 0 11
2001 8 0 8
2002 10 0 10
2003 7 0 7
2004 8 0 8
2005 10 0 10
2006 12 0 12
2007 10 0 10
2008 8 0 8
2009 11 0 11
2010 9 0 9
2011 14 0 14
2013 14 0 14
2014 10 0 10
2015 17 0 17
2016 9 0 9
2017 8 0 8

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Popularity of Malvin as a first name

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Popularity of Malvin as a last name

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Common last names for Malvin

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  • Brown
  • Williams
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  • White
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Malvin U.S.
  White 69.78% 64.26%
  African American 26.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.16% 16.26%

Of Last Name Malvin

People with the last name Malvin are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Malvin

  • How Popular is the name Malvin? Malvin is the 5,661st most popular name of all time. As a last name Malvin was the 70,403rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Malvin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,640 babies born with the first name Malvin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malvin to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Malvin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Malvin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Malvin is Saturday, December 16th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Malvin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malvin was in 1921 with a total of 68 babies.
  • Random Malvin Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malvin is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Malvin: Your name in reverse order is Nivlam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inmalv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Malvin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 278 people with the last name Malvin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Malvin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Malvin as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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