Marvin (name)

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Gender male
Word/name Welsh
Other names
Related names Mervin, Mervyn, Merwin

Marvin is a male given name, derived from the Welsh name Mervyn.[1] It is also found as a surname. Marven is a variant form.

People with the given name Marvin[edit]

Notable people with this name include:

In music:

  • Marvin Hamlisch, successful composer of film scores
  • Marvin Gaye, popular soul and R&B singer, arranger, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and record producer
  • Marvin Watson, rapper better known by his stage name Messy Marv

In sports:

In other fields:

Fictional characters[edit]

People with the surname Marvin[edit]

People with the name Marven[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Marvin at Behind The Name