Gender: Male Meaning of Melville: "settlement on infertile land" Origin of Melville: Scottish

Melville Origin and Meaning

The name Melville is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "settlement on infertile land".

All names ending in ville are in nowheresville.

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Boba_Buddy_Le Says:


I immediately think of Brandy Melville. Their clothes aren't even that good. Just basic. Melville would make a killer middle name though.

penelope_lynson Says:


I know a girl named Melville. Her nn is Mel

paulapuddephatt Says:


I agree on that point. It's not a bad name, to be honest - apart from the meaning, which could be better.

raevynstar Says:


If you want to honor the author, this is your best bet. Herman? No. Moby? Yuck. See? This name is great!