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Marvin is a main character of the musical Falsettos.
Marvin is a character from the unfinished PSX game Petscop.
Marvin Grossberg, a character in Ace Attorney. He is Mia Fey's mentor.
I have no links nor ties with it.
It seems dated.
It reminds me of Marvel which is not a good association in my opinion.
Marvin Branagh is a character from Resident Evil 2.
To me it's a nerdy name, so not a fan, though I like some Marvin Gaye songs.
In 2018, 55 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Marvin who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 319th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.
Don't like it.
I didn't realize Marvin was the name of the cop who got his ear cut off in "Reservoir Dogs," but I've always associated Marvin with the guy in the back of Vince Vega and Jules Winnfield's car, who Vince accidentally shoots in the face when they go over a bump in the street, in "Pulp Fiction." Nearly the entire last third of the movie revolves around them cleaning Marvin's remains from the car and disposing of the body. I guess Tarantino likes to use the name Marvin for people who meet awful ends in his movies...
Marvin Nash is the name of the cop who gets his ear cut off by Vic Vega in the Quentin Tarantino movie "Reservoir Dogs."

Stan Marsh's grandfather from "South Park" also has this name.
It appears that the German form of the name derives from the old high German words "mari" (famous/great) and "wini" (friend).
I'm a little surprised that no one has mentioned that one of the most renowned rock artists of our time, Marvin Aday (better known as Meat Loaf), bears this name.
Marvin Humes, a British singer (best known as a member of the boyband JLS), television presenter and radio DJ.
Lily and Marshall on How I Met Your Mother have a baby boy named Marvin in honor of Marshall's deceased father (also named Marvin).
I really love this name. It sounds adorable for a little boy, yet handsome for a man. Slightly nerdy, sure, but who doesn't love a nerd?
The German pronunciation is MAHR-veen. [noted -ed]
Although I am a Marvin Gaye fan, I am anything but a fan of the name Marvin and I don't think it's cool. It sounds a bit like the name Mervyn which is definitely uncool and nerdy.
Starvin' Marvin is the poor Ethiopian boy who was in two episodes of South Park.
My grandfather's name is Marvin, and he was on Iwo Jima when the flag was raised over the mountain, so for me, it's a very proud and strong name.
Most Marvins are reserved but nice people. It's a common but mysterious name. Cool name!
It sounds like sort of a sad name, probably because of the robot from "The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy." Aww!
Listen to the German pronunciation of Marvin here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html.
Marvin Gaye is a singer. I saw his CD at Starbucks.
Marvin is the name of the Martian from Looney Toons.
Marvin is a chubby, red-headed baby in the comic strip of the same name.
One famous bearer of the name Marvin is Marvin from 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.' He is the depressed robot.
Marvin Gardens is one of the properties in the game Monopoly.

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