Given Name MARVIN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English, German
PRONOUNCED: MAHR-vin (English), MAR-vin (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

Probably from an English surname which was derived from the given name MERVYN. A famous bearer was the American musician Marvin Gaye (1939-1984).


cartoon characters, Looney Tunes characters, never out of the US top 1000, Roseanne characters, singers, Will and Grace characters
VARIANTS: Marvyn (English), Marwin (German)
FEMININE FORM: Marva (English)
Entry updated July 2, 2017