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  1. Marvinnoun

    A male given name from Welsh.

    "Thank you the marketing division of the Sirius Cybernetic Corporation," said Marvin and trudged desolately up the gleaming curved corridor that stretched out before them. "Let's build robots with Genuine People personalities, they said. So they tried out with me. I'm a personality prototype. You can tell can't you?"

  2. Marvinnoun

    A surname.

  3. Marvinnoun

    A village in North Carolina.

  4. Marvinnoun

    A town in South Dakota.

  5. Etymology: From Welsh Merfyn ("Mervyn"), probably from mer ("marrow") + myn ("eminent").

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Marvin is ranked #3468 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Marvin surname appeared 10,310 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Marvin.

    89.1% or 9,188 total occurrences were White.
    4.7% or 490 total occurrences were Black.
    2.7% or 282 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.5% or 156 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.1% or 117 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.7% or 77 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Marvin in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Marvin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Marvin in a Sentence

  1. Jamie Foxx:

    Marvin Gaye had an incredible year. Marvin Gaye had the No. 1 song featuring Pharrell and Robin Thicke, he's making beats in heaven. He might be dead, but he ain't dead broke.

  2. Larry Iser:

    Unfortunately, today's jury verdict has blurred the lines between protectable elements of a musical composition and the unprotectable musical style or groove exemplified by Marvin Gaye, although Gaye was the Prince of Soul, he didn't own a copyright to the genre, and Thicke and Williams' homage to the feel of Marvin Gaye is not infringing.

  3. Darrin Simmons:

    It’s unbelievable how Marvin Lewis can manage all that and shows Marvin Lewis capacity. It’s been really neat to be a part and see all that, but it’s unbelievable the way that Marvin Lewis deals with the players and the level of confidence that Marvin Lewis brings to our guys, marvin Lewis’s really made great strides from 2019 to now. It's been a credit to Marvin Lewis how Marvin Lewis's really evolved and developed.

  4. Sheriff Coy Reid:

    Marvin Jacob Lee jumped out of Marvin Jacob Lee car with a pistol and started shooting, then Marvin Jacob Lee walked over to that person and shot Marvin Jacob Lee several times in the back and killed Marvin Jacob Lee.

  5. Richard Busch:

    Marvin Gaye will smile at Robin Thicke and Marvin Gaye will be charming, keep one thing in mind : Marvin Gaye are Marvin Gaye.

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    expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language
    • A. eminent
    • B. ravening
    • C. articulate
    • D. foreordained

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