Marvis

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marvis

User Submitted Origins

English
50%
African
19%
Hebrew
6%
African American
6%
Muslim
6%
Arabic French
6%
German
6%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Marvis means "Miracle" and is of Arabic French origin.
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Marvis is of African origin and means "Joy".
  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Marvis means "Joy" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from Italy says the name Marvis is of African origin and means "Joy".

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Notable Persons Named Marvis

Marvis Frazier is a boxer. Marvis was born on September 12th, 1960 in Beaufort County, South Carolina.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 13 13 0
1915 25 20 5
1916 19 12 7
1917 23 15 8
1918 12 12 0
1919 32 25 7
1920 44 34 10
1921 34 29 5
1922 36 29 7
1923 32 19 13
1924 58 43 15
1925 55 38 17
1926 47 35 12
1927 42 25 17
1928 40 33 7
1929 30 19 11
1930 49 40 9
1931 30 23 7
1932 26 18 8
1933 32 20 12
1934 39 31 8
1935 33 25 8
1936 43 29 14
1937 40 28 12
1938 40 27 13
1939 45 34 11
1940 34 22 12
1941 29 18 11
1942 30 20 10
1943 41 33 8
1944 39 27 12
1945 32 25 7
1946 33 24 9
1947 42 32 10
1948 30 21 9
1949 31 21 10
1950 47 33 14
1951 33 26 7
1952 44 31 13
1953 39 30 9
1954 45 31 14
1955 40 28 12
1956 33 23 10
1957 28 17 11
1958 30 21 9
1959 29 18 11
1960 33 24 9
1961 37 22 15
1962 26 15 11
1963 26 13 13
1964 30 21 9
1965 29 15 14
1966 22 10 12
1967 19 10 9
1968 14 7 7
1969 25 6 19
1970 15 0 15
1971 31 9 22
1972 20 12 8
1973 23 7 16
1974 19 5 14
1975 10 0 10
1976 22 8 14
1977 12 0 12
1978 23 5 18
1979 22 0 22
1980 27 0 27
1981 22 0 22
1982 15 0 15
1983 37 0 37
1984 26 0 26
1985 23 0 23
1986 21 0 21
1987 14 0 14
1988 8 0 8
1989 15 0 15
1990 6 0 6
1991 13 0 13
1992 7 0 7
1993 6 0 6
1994 8 0 8
1995 8 0 8
1996 6 0 6
1997 7 0 7
1998 5 0 5
2000 9 0 9
2001 5 0 5
2002 6 0 6
2003 8 0 8
2004 9 0 9
2005 10 0 10
2006 7 0 7
2007 10 0 10
2011 8 0 8
2012 5 0 5
2013 5 0 5
2014 6 0 6
2015 6 0 6
2016 7 0 7

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Popularity of Marvis as a first name

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Popularity of Marvis as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Marvis

  • How Popular is the name Marvis? Marvis is the 5,928th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Marvis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,461 babies born with the first name Marvis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marvis to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marvis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Marvis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marvis is Sunday, August 18th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Marvis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marvis was in 1924 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Marvis Factoid: According to the 1944 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marvis is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1944.
  • Weird things about the name Marvis: Your name in reverse order is Sivram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mrvias. 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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