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Meaning of Mervyn

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The name Mervyn has the following meaning:

Friend of the sea. This is the name of a Welsh king of the 9th century.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Mervyn is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Mervyn in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Mervyn is pronounced as muhr-vin


Mervyn originates from the Welsh language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Mervyn and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Mervyn: Boys - Cedric, Evan, Merlin, Merlyn, Girls - Ariana, Gwendolyn, Both genders - Bryn, Carey, Deverell, Dylan, Gladys, Jennifer



We think the name Mervyn should fall under the following style category: Celtic.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Mervyn to be: Studious and quiet chap

In one word, you might describe Mervyn as a(n) "studious" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Mervyn (or its variants) are:

Mervyn Malcolm Dymally, born on 12 May, a famous politician. Mervyn Malcolm Dymally's background: A California Democratic politician of mixed Indo- and Afro-Trinidadian heritage.

Mervyn Laurence Peake, born on 19 July, a famous novelist . Mervyn Laurence Peake's background: An English modernist writer, artist, poet and illustrator. His works are now included in the collections of the National Portrait Gallery and the Imperial War Museum.

Mervyn 'Red' Dutton , born on 23 July, a famous athelete. Mervyn 'Red' Dutton 's background: A professional ice hockey player from 1921 to 1936, National Hockey League Managing Director and President from 1943 to 1946 and Stanley Cup Trustee from 1949 to 1987.
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