Other Origin(s):British, Celtic, Irish
Meaning:Chief; Sword friend; Gentle chieftain; Gentle lord
Malvyn is a fitting name that will honor your fearless little leader's potential. Typically masculine, Malvyn has English, Irish, and Celtic roots and is thought to mean "chief" or "sword friend," sure to guide the way for baby in life. It is believed to be a variation of Melvyn or Melvin, which comes from the Gaelic surname Ó Maoil Mhín. Melvin or Ó Maoil Mhín means "gentle chieftain" or "gentle lord," showing baby they can be both strong and sensitive.

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