Pronunciation: \m(e)-rvin, mer-vin\
Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: sea friend
Sounds Like: Marvyn, Marven, Morven, Morvyn, Morfin
Variant forms: Merven, Mervyn, Mervynn, Merwin, Merwinn, Merwyn, Murvin, Murvyn
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 819
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 33242
Mervin \m(e)-rvin, mer-vin\ as a boy's name is pronounced MER-ven. It is of Old Welsh origin, and the meaning of Mervin is "sea friend". Also possibly "sea hill". Merfyn is the original form. See also Marvin and Merlin.
Mervin has 8 variant forms: Merven, Mervyn, Mervynn, Merwin, Merwinn, Merwyn, Murvin and Murvyn.
Baby names that sound like Mervin are Marvyn, Marven, Morven, Morvyn and Morfin.
View a list of the 2 names that reference Mervin.
Mervin is a somewhat popular first name for men (#819 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#33242 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)