Given Name MELVILLE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MEL-vil   [details]

Meaning & History

From a Scottish surname which was originally from a Norman French place name meaning "bad town". A famous bearer of the surname was the American author Herman Melville (1819-1891), who wrote several novels including 'Moby-Dick'.
VARIANTS: Melvin, Melvyn
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