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Marvin Name Popularity

How popular is the name Marvin? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 84 374 0.1062%
1911 81 462 0.1241%
1912 82 933 0.185%
1913 76 1,223 0.2157%
1914 75 1,607 0.2306%
1915 72 2,210 0.2432%
1916 66 2,521 0.261%
1917 68 2,498 0.2497%
1918 68 2,814 0.2622%
1919 63 2,978 0.2844%
1920 62 3,228 0.2903%
1921 59 3,480 0.3039%
1922 56 3,570 0.3204%
1923 51 3,797 0.339%
1924 50 4,002 0.3446%
1925 51 4,082 0.3612%
1926 50 4,096 0.3724%
1927 47 4,387 0.3963%
1928 46 4,445 0.4154%
1929 46 4,380 0.4229%
1930 48 4,380 0.4193%
1931 45 4,346 0.4403%
1932 46 4,177 0.4228%
1933 44 4,120 0.4422%
1934 45 4,209 0.4354%
1935 45 4,262 0.4386%
1936 49 3,930 0.408%
1937 49 3,901 0.3959%
1938 52 3,891 0.3801%
1939 52 3,740 0.3677%
1940 63 3,491 0.3284%
1941 63 3,613 0.321%
1942 66 3,778 0.2992%
1943 66 3,922 0.3004%
1944 75 3,555 0.2868%
1945 80 3,288 0.2696%
1946 88 3,588 0.2432%
1947 89 3,763 0.2254%
1948 90 3,622 0.2269%
1949 89 3,713 0.2308%
1950 93 3,488 0.2166%
1951 96 3,543 0.209%
1952 95 3,575 0.2048%
1953 94 3,549 0.2005%
1954 97 3,493 0.1911%
1955 94 3,650 0.1984%
1956 105 3,463 0.1834%
1957 112 3,399 0.1766%
1958 119 3,282 0.1737%
1959 123 3,148 0.1657%
1960 119 3,267 0.1724%
1961 119 3,178 0.1683%
1962 118 3,130 0.1705%
1963 120 2,968 0.1653%
1964 119 2,966 0.1685%
1965 109 2,958 0.1809%
1966 113 2,715 0.1739%
1967 124 2,419 0.1594%
1968 129 2,238 0.149%
1969 139 2,180 0.1415%
1970 153 2,015 0.1266%
1971 152 1,910 0.1271%
1972 161 1,579 0.1159%
1973 162 1,485 0.1145%
1974 160 1,472 0.1133%
1975 177 1,287 0.1002%
1976 180 1,237 0.096%
1977 196 1,151 0.0854%
1978 196 1,179 0.0877%
1979 197 1,213 0.086%
1980 200 1,206 0.0825%
1981 214 1,134 0.0771%
1982 212 1,123 0.0751%
1983 202 1,146 0.0777%
1984 210 1,073 0.0721%
1985 211 1,114 0.0734%
1986 212 1,111 0.0736%
1987 221 1,049 0.0687%
1988 221 1,131 0.0726%
1989 228 1,157 0.0717%
1990 236 1,194 0.072%
1991 239 1,156 0.0709%
1992 244 1,148 0.0719%
1993 269 1,046 0.0671%
1994 279 951 0.062%
1995 314 809 0.0537%
1996 305 837 0.0559%
1997 309 834 0.0564%
1998 324 808 0.054%
1999 346 735 0.0491%
2000 338 779 0.051%
2001 338 783 0.052%
2002 344 767 0.0512%
2003 332 835 0.0549%
2004 356 760 0.0499%
2005 364 775 0.0507%
2006 344 865 0.0552%
2007 356 863 0.0547%
2008 379 781 0.0505%
2009 403 689 0.0461%
2010 432 599 0.0416%
2011 457 543 0.0381%
2012 469 536 0.0376%
2013 491 512 0.036%
2014 492 530 0.0364%
2015 526 493 0.0339%
2016 541 482 0.0334%
2017 557 437 0.0313%
2018 562 438 0.0319%
2019 579 422 0.0312%
2020 601 402 0.0316%

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Names Like Marvin

If you like Marvin, you’ll love these other names like Marvin.


What names are diminutives of Marvin?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Marvin sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Marvin, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Marv

Great lord

American


What names are variants of Marvin?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Marvin.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Marve

Sea friend

Welsh

Marven

Sea friend

Welsh

Marvyn

Sea friend

Welsh

Marwin

Sea friend

Welsh

Marwynn

Sea friend

Welsh

Mervin

Sea friend

Welsh

Mervyn

Sea friend

Welsh

Merwin

Sea friend

Welsh

Merwyn

Sea friend; town by the lake

Welsh

Murvin

Sea friend

Welsh

Murvynn

Sea friend

Welsh


What names sound like Marvin?

If you like how Marvin sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Marvin.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Merven

Sea friend

Welsh

Morfin

Huge mountain

Scottish

Morven

Huge mountain

Scottish

Morvyn

Huge mountain

Scottish

Murvyn

Sea friend

Welsh


What names are similar to Marvin?

Find a name that’s like Marvin, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Darvin

English

Marvell

English


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1 Comment

  1. I named him after the dad in Finding Nemo. Thought he was a good fish.


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