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PronouncedPron.MAHR-vin English
MAR-vin German

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).
VariantsMarvyn English Marwin German
Feminine FormMarva English


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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute