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Name Melvyn

Meaning:bad villageTools:

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About the name Melvyn in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Melvin, Devyn, Devyn, Elvan, Elvin, Kelvin, Malvin, Mervin     Details
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About Melville, the group of names with the same origin as Melvyn

Meaning/translation:bad village
Language of origin:Old French
Info about origin:from an old Scottish family name
 the noble family had Norman-French ancestors that came from a place called Malleville meaning bad village
Words:malle = bad  Old French
 ville = the village, the settlement  Old French
Topics:Family name
Variants' top ranks:18:Melvin Sweden 2009,  78:Melvyn England+Wales 1944
Name variants:Malvin, Melville, Melvin, Melvyn   Sortable list   Details
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England+Wales decades 1944 78
France 2002 234