Marvell

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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
174
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marvell

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  • A user from Mississippi, United States says the name Marvell is of Unknown origin and means "Love".
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  1. English poet (1621-1678)

Notable Persons Named Marvell

Marvell Wynne is a soccer player for the San Jose Earthquakes, UCLA Bruins, New York Red Bulls, Toronto FC, Colorado Rapids, United States men's national under-20 soccer team, United States men's national under-23 soccer team, and United States men's national soccer team. Marvell was born on May 8th, 1986 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Marvell Thomas is a memphis soul keyboardist. Marvell was born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.

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Marvell was born on February 28th, 1973.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marvell

Andrew Marvell was a writer. Andrew was born on March 31st, 1621 in Winestead. He died on August 16th, 1678.

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Marcus was born on November 18th, 1970 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.

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Dale Marvell is a sports team member for the Molesey F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 5 0
1913 7 7 0
1916 10 10 0
1917 8 8 0
1918 8 8 0
1919 6 6 0
1920 17 9 8
1921 10 10 0
1922 12 12 0
1923 11 11 0
1924 13 7 6
1925 9 9 0
1926 15 15 0
1927 10 10 0
1928 6 6 0
1929 7 7 0
1930 19 12 7
1931 13 6 7
1932 12 12 0
1933 6 6 0
1934 15 8 7
1935 19 14 5
1937 5 5 0
1938 6 6 0
1939 8 8 0
1940 8 8 0
1941 10 10 0
1942 12 7 5
1943 6 0 6
1945 11 11 0
1946 17 11 6
1947 14 9 5
1948 15 15 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 5 0 5
1952 7 0 7
1953 11 0 11
1954 8 0 8
1955 6 0 6
1956 13 7 6
1957 11 0 11
1958 5 0 5
1959 12 0 12
1960 21 7 14
1961 12 0 12
1962 21 6 15
1963 11 5 6
1964 8 0 8
1965 9 0 9
1966 9 0 9
1967 9 0 9
1968 10 0 10
1969 17 0 17
1970 18 0 18
1971 22 0 22
1972 21 5 16
1973 18 0 18
1974 14 0 14
1975 7 0 7
1976 13 0 13
1977 19 0 19
1978 16 0 16
1979 15 0 15
1980 13 0 13
1981 15 0 15
1982 14 0 14
1983 20 0 20
1984 20 0 20
1985 24 0 24
1986 14 0 14
1987 21 0 21
1988 16 0 16
1989 16 0 16
1990 18 0 18
1991 25 0 25
1992 16 0 16
1993 17 0 17
1994 19 0 19
1995 19 0 19
1996 17 0 17
1997 26 0 26
1998 14 0 14
1999 15 0 15
2000 15 0 15
2001 21 0 21
2002 16 0 16
2003 12 0 12
2004 15 0 15
2005 26 0 26
2006 24 0 24
2007 33 0 33
2008 11 0 11
2009 30 0 30
2010 24 0 24
2011 15 0 15
2012 18 0 18
2013 17 0 17
2014 12 0 12
2015 12 0 12
2016 14 0 14
2017 10 0 10

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Popularity of Marvell as a last name

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Common last names for Marvell

  • Williams

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marvell U.S.
  White 86.78% 64.26%
  African American 5.17% 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 4.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marvell

People with the last name Marvell are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Marvell

  • How Popular is the name Marvell? Marvell is the 8,476th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marvell was the 103,181st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marvell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,407 babies born with the first name Marvell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marvell to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marvell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marvell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marvell is Saturday, February 11th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Marvell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marvell was in 2007 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Marvell Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marvell is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Marvell: Your name in reverse order is Llevram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Levrmla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marvell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 174 people with the last name Marvell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marvell? Marvell is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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