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Marvin Family History

Marvin Name Meaning
from the Middle English personal name Merewine (Old English Maerwin, from mær ‘fame’ + win ‘friend’).from the Old English personal name Merefinn, derived from Old Norse Mora-Finnr.from the Old English personal name M?rwynn, composed of the elements m?r ‘famous’, ‘renowned’ + wynn ‘joy’.from the Welsh personal name Merfyn, Mervyn, composed of the Old Welsh elements mer, which probably means ‘marrow’, + myn ‘eminent’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Marvin Families

  • Number of Marvin families
     145 - 287
     49 - 144
     1 - 48
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Marvin families
     85 - 167
     29 - 84
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Marvin families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Marvin Family Origin

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Marvin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Marvin

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Marvin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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