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Boy Name: Mervyn

Name: Mervyn
Pronunciation: \m(e)-rv-yn, mer-vyn\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: sea friend
Origin: Welsh
Sounds Like: Marvyn, Murvyn, Mervynn, Merven, Morvyn
Similar Names: Kervyn, Merwyn, Melvyn, Merlyn
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 55478


Mervyn \m(e)-rv-yn, mer-vyn\ as a boy's name is a variant of Marvin (Welsh) and Mervin (Old Welsh), and the meaning of Mervyn is "sea friend". See also Merlin.

The baby name Mervyn sounds like Marvyn, Murvyn, Mervynn, Merven and Morvyn. Other similar baby names are Kervyn, Merwyn, Melvyn and Merlyn.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Mervyn.


Mervyn is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#55478 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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