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melvyn

FORM OF:
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
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
melvin, Mellvin
english
melvin, melville
finnish
melvin, melwin
swedish
melvin, melwin
FEMININE
english
melva
finnish
melvine
swedish
melvine

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
french
melvil
german
melvin, melwin
norwegian
melvin, melwin, Mellvin

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

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Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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Notable people and personalities​

Melvyn Bragg (born 1939), English Broadcaster And Author
Melvyn Dubofsky (born 1934) Professor Emeritus Of History And Sociology
Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg (1901–1981), American Actor
Melvyn Gale (born 1952) English Cellist
Melvyn Goldstein (born 1938 ) American Anthropologist And Tibet Scholar
Melvyn Grant, Artist And Illustrator
Melvyn Hayes (born 1935) English Actor
Melvyn I. Weiss (born 1935) Former American Attorney
Melvyn J Taub (born 1960) English Pop/rock Singer
Melvyn Jones (born 1964) British Slalom Canoer
Melvyn Levitsky (born 1938) Former United States Ambassador To Bulgaria
Melvyn Morris Betts (born 1975) English Cricketer
Melvyn Morrow (born 1942) Australian Playwright
Melvyn Rubenfire, Cardiologist In The University Of Michigan Health System