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  1. Melvinnoun

    transferred from the surname.

  2. Etymology: Variant of the Scottish surname Melville, from a place name Malleville in Normandy, from mala + ville.


  1. Melvin

    Melvin is a masculine given name and surname, likely a variant of Melville and a descendant of the French surname de Maleuin and the later Melwin. It may alternatively be spelled as Melvyn or, in Welsh, Melfyn and the name Melivinia or Melva may be used a feminine form. Of Norman French origin, originally Malleville, which translates to "bad town," it likely made its way into usage in Scotland as a result of the Norman conquest of England. It came into use as a given name as early as the 19th century, in English-speaking populations.


  1. Melvin

    Melvin is a village in Ford County, Illinois, United States. The population was 452 at the 2010 census.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Melvin is ranked #1795 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Melvin surname appeared 20,008 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 7 would have the surname Melvin.

    67.6% or 13,533 total occurrences were White.
    27.1% or 5,430 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 448 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 370 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 118 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 104 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Melvin in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Melvin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Melvin in a Sentence

  1. Jill McCluskey:

    Melvin Rowland lied to her about Melvin Rowland name, Melvin Rowland age, and Melvin Rowland criminal history.

  2. The Real PR Team:

    If this got outa hand any kind of way I apologize.-Mayoral Candidate Melvin Slack to Activist Greshun De Bouse concerning putting her in a chokehold.

  3. Tre Polk:

    It was ridiculous, he must have known something about Melvin Gordon, and he worked out with Josh Jacobs and liked what he saw so he took him, and he took the Patriots defense, and he grabbed Austin Ekeler. But Polk said one surprising move by Minshew was the fact hedidnt even pickhimself for his team.

  4. Judge Brady O’Callaghan:

    Stop telling her you're sorry- Judge Brady O’Callaghan to politician Melvin G. Slack in a September 1, 2022 protective order hearing, after Slack apologized repeatedly to Global Activist Greshun De Bouse concerning putting her in a chokehold

  5. Dave Moran:

    We are thrilled to learn that our client, Melvin DeJesus, and his brother, Melvin DeJesus, will be fully exonerated for this murder, some 26 years after the true killer framed the brothers for this heinous crime, we will now focus on helping Melvin DeJesus adjust to Melvin DeJesus freedom and move on with Melvin DeJesus life.

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