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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marv

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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Marvin.

Notable Persons Named Marv

Marv Albert is a sports commentator and sports commentator(mostly nba games). Marv was given the name Marvin Philip Aufrichtig on June 12th, 1941 in Brooklyn.


Marv Levy is a gridiron football player. Marv was born on August 3rd, 1925 in Chicago.


Marv is a fictional character.


Marv Wolfman is a comics creator.


Marv Marinovich is a football player for the Oakland Raiders. His career lasted from 1965 to 1965. Marv was born on August 6th, 1939 in Watsonville, California.


Marv Johnson was a singing, songwriter, and pianist. He plays Human voice and Piano. His most notable accomplishments were from 1956 to 1956. Marv was given the name Marvin Earl Johnson on October 15th, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. He passed away on May 16th, 1993.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Marv

Marv is a fictional character.


Messy Marv is a hip hop music and west coast hip hop rapping. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Messy was given the name Marvin Watson Jr. on March 19th, 1976. Messy is also known as The Boy Boy Young Mess and MessCalen.


Fun Facts about the name Marv

  • How Popular is the name Marv? Marv is the 31,749th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Marv have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 140 babies born with the first name Marv in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marv to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marv? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marv first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marv is Tuesday, June 11th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Marv born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marv was in 1958 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Marv Factoid: According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marv is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1959.
  • Weird things about the name Marv: Your name in reverse order is Vram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rvma. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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