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Girl Name: Marva

Name: Marva
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rva, mar-va\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: lady; mistress of the house; renowned friend
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Marfa, Maarva, Marve
Similar Names: Marra, Mara, Malva, Marga, Maria, Marya, Marja, Marna, Marla, Marta
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 887


Marva \m(a)-rva, mar-va\ as a girl's name is a variant of Martha (Aramaic) and Marvina (English), and the meaning of Marva is "lady; mistress of the house; renowned friend".

The baby name Marva sounds like Marfa, Maarva and Marve. Other similar baby names are Marra, Mara, Malva, Marga, Maria, Marya, Marja, Marna, Marla and Marta.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Marva.


Marva is a very popular first name for women (#887 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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