Popularity:1273
Origin:Welsh
Meaning:Sea friend
Marvin is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning “sea friend”. The title is derived from Mervyn, the Anglicized form of Merfyn. Navigating its way across the Atlantic Ocean, this is also the name of many well-known people throughout history. From Marvin Gaye to both Neil Simon and Meatloaf, whose given names are, you guessed it, Marvin, your little one could follow in these artistic footsteps. If music isn’t destined to be his area of expertise, maybe sign him up to some sports teams to find inspiration in the countless athletic namesakes that came before him.

Famous People Named Marvin

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  • Marvin Gaye
    Singer

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