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

Mervyn Origin and Meaning

The name Mervyn is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "sea hill".

Terminally outmoded.

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paulapuddephatt Says:


I like it too, and find the description somewhat unfair. Drop the "terminally" is my verdict.

Eleri Gwenllian Says:


Mervyn is my cousin's middle name - to my astonishment he's started using it, in deference, I think, to our part-Welsh ancestry. It reminds me of Merlin the magician and has a certain Celtic charm to it, but seems rather stuffy.

lesliemarion Says:


It may well be terminally outdated, but I am fond of Mervyn. It's the "y" and Welshness, I think. Plus I find names from the past comforting.