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

The name Melville is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "settlement on infertile land". Melville and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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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!