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Gender: Male Meaning of Mervin: "sea hill" Origin of Mervin: Welsh

The name Mervin is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "sea hill". Mervin and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ocean and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".

From the experts:

A blend of Mervyn and Marvin that is every bit as dated as either of the originals. That -erv sound is difficult no matter what.

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beachbear Says:


Mervin isn't unusable because of the "erv"'s unusable because it's Mervin.

morning_glory Says:


Why is the "erv" sound difficult? Minerva has it too and seems perfectly usable to me.