Marvin

Marvin - A very unique male name



  Feb 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marvin, meaning sea hill, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #84. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marvin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marvin? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Marvin. The baby boy name Marvin was given to 536 baby boys in 2012, ranking #470 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,062 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marvin peaked in popularity 86 years ago in 1933 on position 44.



Famous with this name

Marvin Linke
Marvin Agustin
Lee Marvin


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Marvin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marvin is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #193 - and is the least popular in Colorado at position #754.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Marvin is where you live.


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Marvin origin and meaning

Marvin is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means sea hill. To see famous people named Marvin, pop culture references for the name Marvin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Marvin

We've found the following names that sound similar to Marvin, sorted by popularity.

Mervin / Mervyn / Marvens / Marvyn / Marven / Marvins / Marvion /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012470
2011460
2010435
2009407
2008379
2007355
2006344
2005366
2004356
2003333
2002344
2001339
2000339
1999346
1998326
1997309
1996305
1995315
1994280
1993270
1992244
1991240
1990235
1989228
1988221
1987222
1986212
1985211
1984210
1983202
1982212
1981214
1980200
1979197
1978196
1977196
1976180
1975177
1974160
1973162
1972161
1971152
1970153
1969139
1968129
1967124
1966113
1965109
1964119
1963120
1962118
1961119
1960119
1959123
1958119
1957112
1956105
195594
195497
195394
195296
195196
195093
194989
194890
194789
194688
194580
194475
194366
194266
194163
194063
193952
193852
193749
193649
193545
193444
193344
193246
193145
193048
192946
192846
192747
192650
192551
192450
192351
192256
192159
192062
191963
191868
191768
191666
191572
191475
191376
191282
191181
191084

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island193
South Carolina315
Ohio341
Maryland343
New Jersey362
North Carolina371
New York375
Nevada379
Florida389
Georgia389
California397
New Mexico405
Pennsylvania416
Indiana431
Texas469
Louisiana484
Virginia505
Tennessee539
Kentucky540
Arizona558
Massachusetts560
Alabama571
Michigan599
Wisconsin619
Washington658
Illinois665
Oklahoma699
Missouri730
Minnesota747
Colorado754

Even more about Marvin


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Marvin a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Marvin?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1933
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Marvin
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,062
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +536

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