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melvin

MASCULINE FORM:
melvina
ORIGIN:
latin  /  old french 
NAME ROOT:
MăLUS VīLLA > MALA VILLE > MALLEVILLE
MEANING:
In Scotland represents a habitational name, which derives directly from Norman origin. The name derives from any of several places called Malleville in Normandy, from the Latin mălus / mala (bad, poor or bad quality) plus from the Old French “ville”, from the Latin “vīlla” (country house, settlement). In turn, the name means “bad town, the bad settlement”.

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • germangerman
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
melvyn, Mellvin
english
melville, melvyn
finnish
melvyn, melwin
german
melwin
norwegian
melwin, Mellvin
swedish
melvyn, melwin
FEMININE
english
melva
finnish
melvine
norwegian
melvine
swedish
melvine

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
french
melvil

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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3
Numerological Values:
3

Traits associated with the number 3 include advanced social skills and articulation. People with name-number 3 are delightful to speak to and are often successful orators or writers. They have a colorful imagination and enjoy life to the fullest.

Chakra Number:
3: The number of the Solar Plexus Chakra "Manipura"

Yellow. The centre of our being - the color of sunshine and the color of the third energy centre - the solar plexus chakra. The main energy of yellow is intellect. Do you like yellow color? Discover what yellow means and how it manifests in your body, mind, heart, and spirit.

Color meaning:

The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the color psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. In the meaning of colors, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness. Yellow is creative from a mental aspect, the color of new ideas, helping us to find new ways of doing things. It is the practical thinker, not the dreamer.

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Notable people and personalities​

Melvin Alvah Traylor (born 1878), American Banker
Melvin Alvah Traylor, Jr. (1915–2008), American Ornithologist
Melvin B. Tolson (1898–1966), American Modernist Poet
Melvin Belli (1907–1996), American Lawyer
Melvin Bernhardt (born 1941), American Stage And Television Director
Melvin Booker (born 1972), American Basketball Player
Melvin Brown (born 1979), Mexican Football Player
Melvin Bullitt (born 1984), American Football Player
Melvin Burgess (born 1954), British Author Of Children's Fiction
Melvin Calvin (1911–1997), American Chemist Who Discovered The Calvin Cycle
Melvin Day (born 1923), New Zealand Artist And Art Historian
Melvin Edmonds, Member Of R&b Group After 7
Melvin Ely (born 1978), American Basketball Player
Melvin Fowler (born 1979), American Football Center
Melvin Frank (1913–1988), American Screenwriter And Film Director
Melvin Franklin (david Melvin) (1942–1995), American Bass Singer
Melvin Gibbs, American Bass Guitarist
Melvin Guillard (born 1983), American Mixed Martial Artist
Melvin Hochster (born 1943), American Mathematician
Melvin Jones (born 1955), American Football Player
Melvin Jones, Founder Of Lions Clubs International
Melvin Kaminsky (mel Brooks) (born 1926), American Director, Screenwriter, Composer, Lyricist
Melvin Konner, Professor Of Anthropology
Melvin Maas (1898–1964), U.s. Representative From Minnesota
Melvin Manhoef (born 1976), Dutch Kickboxer
Melvin Mcquaid (1911–2001), Member Of The Canadian House Of Commons
Melvin Mora (born 1972), American Baseball Player
Melvin Nieves (born 1971), American Baseball Player
Melvin O'doom (born 1980), English Comedian
Melvin Ott (1909–1958), American Baseball Player
Melvin Parker (born 1944), American Drummer
Melvin Platje (born 1988), Dutch Football Player
Melvin Purvis (1903–1960), American Fbi Agent
Melvin R. Laird (born 1922), American Politician And Writer
Melvin Ragin (born 1951), American Guitarist
Melvin Rhyne (born 1936), Jazz Organist
Melvin Rosen (born 1928), American Track Coach
Melvin Schwartz (1932–2006), American Physicist (nobel Prize In Physics)
Melvin Seals (born 1953), American Musician
Melvin Sia, Malaysian-chinese Actor, Singer, Model
Melvin Sparks (born 1946), American Jazz Guitarist
Melvin Steinberg (born 1933), Governor Of Maryland From 1987 To 1995
Melvin Stewart (born 1968), American Swimmer And Olympic Medal Winner
Melvin Tarley (born 1982), Liberian Footballer
Melvin Turpin (1960–2010), American Basketball Player
Melvin Valladares, Honduran Football Striker
Melvin Van Peebles (born 1932), American Actor And Director
Melvin Watkins (born 1954), American Basketball Coach
Melvin Zais (1916–1981), United States Army General