Methven Family History
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Methven Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from Methven near Perth, recorded in 1150 in the form Matefen, at the end of the same century as Mafen, and at the beginning of the 13th century as Methfen. The place name is probably cognate with Welsh medd ‘mead’ + maen (mutated to faen) ‘stone’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ruthven, Methvin, Methe, Mettler, Metten, Matzen, Metzel, Even