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.


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).