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507
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in 2010

Mervin

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251k Marvin (English)
2k Mervyn (Welsh)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1881 8 0 8
1882 6 0 6
1883 7 0 7
1884 14 0 14
1885 12 0 12
1886 8 0 8
1887 9 0 9
1888 8 0 8
1889 9 0 9
1890 10 0 10
1891 8 0 8
1892 10 0 10
1893 10 0 10
1895 14 0 14
1896 7 0 7
1897 14 0 14
1898 13 0 13
1899 8 0 8
1900 19 0 19
1901 10 0 10
1902 11 0 11
1903 8 0 8
1904 10 0 10
1905 14 0 14
1906 21 0 21
1907 21 0 21
1908 15 0 15
1909 20 0 20
1910 24 0 24
1911 38 0 38
1912 72 0 72
1913 96 0 96
1914 119 0 119
1915 163 0 163
1916 172 0 172
1917 202 0 202
1918 193 0 193
1919 218 8 210
1920 257 8 249
1921 222 6 216
1922 221 0 221
1923 245 6 239
1924 211 0 211
1925 199 0 199
1926 227 0 227
1927 221 0 221
1928 223 5 218
1929 214 0 214
1930 197 0 197
1931 181 0 181
1932 201 0 201
1933 168 0 168
1934 167 0 167
1935 208 5 203
1936 196 0 196
1937 192 0 192
1938 172 0 172
1939 163 0 163
1940 150 0 150
1941 173 0 173
1942 182 0 182
1943 159 0 159
1944 160 0 160
1945 105 0 105
1946 145 0 145
1947 134 0 134
1948 130 0 130
1949 122 0 122
1950 143 0 143
1951 126 0 126
1952 99 0 99
1953 121 0 121
1954 103 0 103
1955 109 0 109
1956 111 0 111
1957 117 0 117
1958 107 0 107
1959 99 0 99
1960 108 0 108
1961 111 0 111
1962 104 0 104
1963 110 0 110
1964 89 0 89
1965 91 0 91
1966 75 0 75
1967 87 0 87
1968 65 0 65
1969 81 0 81
1970 86 0 86
1971 63 0 63
1972 62 0 62
1973 52 0 52
1974 61 0 61
1975 61 0 61
1976 48 0 48
1977 58 0 58
1978 52 0 52
1979 57 0 57
1980 46 0 46
1981 70 0 70
1982 54 0 54
1983 51 0 51
1984 58 0 58
1985 47 0 47
1986 59 0 59
1987 59 0 59
1988 54 0 54
1989 53 0 53
1990 66 0 66
1991 71 0 71
1992 72 0 72
1993 71 0 71
1994 53 0 53
1995 47 0 47
1996 44 0 44
1997 58 0 58
1998 66 0 66
1999 47 0 47
2000 47 0 47
2001 55 0 55
2002 39 0 39
2003 51 0 51
2004 49 0 49
2005 46 0 46
2006 60 0 60
2007 51 0 51
2008 57 0 57
2009 57 0 57
2010 59 0 59
2011 44 0 44
2012 55 0 55
2013 40 0 40
2014 44 0 44
2015 46 0 46

Fun Facts about the name Mervin

  • How many people with the first name Mervin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,774 babies born with the first name Mervin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mervin to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mervin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Mervin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mervin is Tuesday, October 26th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Mervin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mervin was in 1920 with a total of 249 babies.
  • Random Mervin Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mervin is not a popular baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Mervin: Your name in reverse order is Nivrem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Irmenv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mervin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 507 people with the last name Mervin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mervin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mervin as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Mervin as a last name

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Common last names for Mervin

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Williams
  • Martin
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • Jones
  • Nelson
  • Wilson
  • Thomas
  • Baker
  • Young
  • Taylor
  • Walker

Common first names for Mervin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mervin U.S.
  White 54.04% 64.26%
  African American 41.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mervin

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Mervin" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mervin as well as things modernly associated with the name Mervin such as celebrities named Mervin.

Welsh

Origin and Meaning of Mervin

The name "Mervin" is of Welsh origin, and it means "Great lord". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Variant of Mervyn.

  1. A male given name.
  2. A surname​.

Other Inspirations for the Name Mervin

Mervin Block
Mervin Bourne
Mervin Field
Mervin Martin
Mervin Tran
Mervin Jackson Park
Mervin Manufacturing
Mervin Sidney Louque Jr
Mervin Leroy

What does the name Mervin mean?

Mis for melody, the song of life.

Eis for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Ris for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Vis for valiant, the way you approach life!

Iis for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Nis for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

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