The Meaning of the Name Melvin

Melvin’s origin is unknown, however there are many meanings for the name Melvin. The a common meaning of the name is “A boy you love to look at”.

Popularity of the Name Melvin

Melvin was not in the top 100 most popular baby boy names in England in 2014.

Famous Places with the Name

Another interesting fact is that Melvin is a name for a lake in Northern Ireland called Lough Melvin. This lake is well known for it wildlife including its Atlantic salmon. This beautiful lake attracts many visitors and anglers.

Lough Melvin in Northern Ireland
Lough Melvin in Northern Ireland

Famous People with the Name Melvin

Famous people with the name include the following people:

  • Melvin Odoom and English comedian and TV presenter
  • Melvin Gordon and Melvin Ely are an American football players
  • Melvin Blanc was a voice artist who was famous for his work during his time at Warner Brothers including the voices of Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Bugs Bunny and many other.

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