Mervyn name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Mervyn mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Mervyn

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International Interest
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Welsh Merfyn, probably from mer (“marrow”) + myn (“eminent”).

  1. A male given name from Welsh.

Notable Persons Named Mervyn

Notable Persons Named Mervyn

Merv Griffin

Merv Griffin was an actor, talk show host, entertainer, and business magnate. His career lasted from 1944 to 2007. Merv was given the name Mervyn Edward Griffin, Jr. on July 6th, 1925 in San Mateo, California, US. He breathed his last breath on August 12th, 2007.

Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake was a writer, artist, poet, and illustrator. Mervyn was born on July 9th, 1911 in Kuling, Jiangxi, China. He breathed his last breath in 1968.

Mervyn LeRoy

Mervyn LeRoy was a film director. He was most active from 1927 to 1968. Mervyn was born on October 15th, 1900 in San Francisco. He breathed his last breath on September 13th, 1987.

Mervyn Johns

Mervyn Johns was an actor. He was most prominent from 1934 to 1979. Mervyn was given the name David Mervyn Johns on February 18th, 1899 in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales. He breathed his last breath on September 6th, 1992.

Mervyn King

Mervyn King is a darts player. Mervyn was born on March 15th, 1966 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England.

Mervyn Warren

Mervyn Warren is a film score, jazz, vocal jazz, soul music, contemporary r&b, pop music, traditional pop music, big band, gospel music, and contemporary christian music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1973 to present. Mervyn was given the name Mervyn Edwin Warren on February 29th, 1964.

  • Mervyn Sharp Bennion
    Military Person
  • Mervyn M. Dymally
    Member of the California State Assembly from District Lieutenant Governor of California
  • Mervyn Middlecoat
  • Mervyn Rose
    Tennis Player
  • Mervyn O'Gorman
  • Mervyn Wood
    Office Holder
  • Mervyn Storey
    Minister for Finance & Personnel
  • Mervyn S. Gotsman
  • Mervyn Wall
  • Mervyn De Silva
  • Sir Mervyn Butler
  • Mervyn Wingfield
  • Mervyn Finlay
  • Harmonica Hinds

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mervyn

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mervyn

William Mervyn

William Mervyn was an actor. William was given the name William Mervyn Pickwoad on January 3rd, 1912 in Nairobi. He left this life on August 6th, 1976.

Audley Mervyn

He left this life in 1675.

Glen Mervyn

Glen was born on February 17th, 1937 in Vancouver. He breathed his last breath on March 18th, 2000.

David Mervyn


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mervyn U.S.
  White 92.51% 64.26%
  African American 3.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mervyn

People with the last name Mervyn are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mervyn

  • How Popular is the name Mervyn? Mervyn is the 8,116th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mervyn was the 97,210th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mervyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,584 babies born with the first name Mervyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mervyn to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mervyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mervyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mervyn is Saturday, April 25th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Mervyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mervyn was in 1937 with a total of 55 babies.
  • Random Mervyn Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mervyn is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Mervyn: The name spelled backwards is Nyvrem. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Vnryem. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mervyn? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 187 people with the last name Mervyn.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mervyn? Mervyn is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Mervyn name meaning

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