- this week

Gender: Female Meaning of Malvina: "smooth-browed one" Origin of Malvina: Scottish

The name Malvina is a girl's name of Scottish origin meaning "smooth-browed one". Malvina and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin of the opposite gender?".

From the experts:

An invention of the eighteenth-century romantic poet James Macpherson, in his epic cycle about Ossian, a legendary Celtic hero. Sounds terminally dated today.

Find other names based on Malvina using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Malvina

Malvina Reynolds, American folk/blues singer
Malvina Lorraine Major, New Zealand opera singer
Malvina Hoffman, American sculptor
Malvina Garrigues, Portuguese-German opera singer
Malvina Virginia Longfellow, American stage and silent movie actress of the early 20th century

Pop Culture References for the name Malvina

Las Malvinas, the Spanish name for the Falkland Islands

Melvina, Melvie, Mavina, Malvie, Malva, Melva, Melvine, Maveena, Mel, Mal