US Popularity:22712
Other Origin(s):French, Gaelic, Latin
Meaning:Bad settlement; Council friend; Gentle captain
Malvin is a masculine name with British, French, and Latin roots to encourage baby’s kind, gentle demeanor. While its French and Latin connections can translate it to “bad settlement,” don’t let that dark tone discourage you. A variant of Melvin, this name comes from the Old English moniker Mælwine or the Gaelic surname Maoilmhín, meaning “council friend” or “gentle captain.” This can be a lovely choice to encourage your little one’s leadership skills and benevolent spirit. Baby is going to have plenty of time to become the person in charge in the future, and Malvin can always remind them to lead with compassion.

Malvin Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Malvin is currently #22712 in U.S. births
Boy:Malvin is currently #7144 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 2126
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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