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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Merva

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

V is for volunteer, your giving side.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

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Popularity of Merva as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Merva U.S.
  White 97.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 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 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Merva

People with the last name Merva are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Merva

  • How Popular is the name Merva? Merva is the 49,882nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Merva was the 85,659th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Merva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42 babies born with the first name Merva in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Merva? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Merva first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Merva is Wednesday, January 26th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Merva born? The highest recorded use of the first name Merva was in 1921 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Merva: Your name in reverse order is Avrem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amevr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Merva? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 218 people with the last name Merva.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Merva? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Merva as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Mervas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Merva born Jan 3, 1924

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Italy approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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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).