Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #621 in 2013 and #672 in 2014.

Famous People

Melvin Franklin (Singer), Melvin Van Peebles (Writer), Melvin Belli (TV Actor), Melvin Mora (Baseball Player), Melvin Dixon (Writer), Melvin Jules Bukiet (Writer), Melvin LaThomas Brimm (Singer)


In English

Origin: Variant of the Scottish surname Melville, from a place name Malleville in Normandy, from Latin mala ‎(“bad”) + Old French ville ‎(“settlement”).


-( male name -comes from the last names language-) transferred from the last name.

-(last name -comes from the Old French language-)

In Swedish

Origin: Recently borrowed from English Melvin.


-( male name).