US Popularity:1697
Other Origin(s):British, Scottish, French
Meaning:Gentle chieftan; Armored chief; Council friend; Bad town
Melvin is a masculine name of Irish and Scottish origin. It is an Anglicized version of the Gaelic surname Ó Maoil Mhín, which means "gentle chieftain" or "armorded chief". The moniker also has roots in English, where is means "council friend," and in French, where its definition of "bad town" comes from the Norman French place name Malleville. Melvin also had its heyday of popularity from the 1930s to the 1960s in the USA and England, and, nowadays, has a distinct retro charm. Help baby to stand out from the crowd with this adorable moniker and all its worldly connections!

Melvin Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Melvin is currently #861 on The Bump
Boy:Melvin is currently #222 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Melvin is currently #1697 in U.S. births
Boy:Melvin is currently #589 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 24
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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