marvin boy

First name origin & meaning:

English: Beautiful sea; good friend; lover of the sea

First name variations: Mervin, Mervyn, Merwin, Merwyn, Myrwyn, Murvyn, Myrvyn, Marv

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: from the Middle English personal name Merewine (Old English Maerwin, from mær ‘fame’ + win ‘friend’).
  2. English: from the Old English personal name Merefinn, derived from Old Norse Mora-Finnr.
  3. English: from the Old English personal name Mǣrwynn, composed of the elements mǣr ‘famous’, ‘renowned’ + wynn ‘joy’.
  4. English: from the Welsh personal name Merfyn, Mervyn, composed of the Old Welsh elements mer, which probably means ‘marrow’, + myn ‘eminent’.
  5. English: Mathew Marvin was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, (coming from Cambridge, MA, with Thomas Hooker) in 1635.
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