Mervyn

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Welsh Merfyn, probably from mer (marrow) + myn (eminent).[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Mervyn

  1. A male given name from Welsh.
    • 1863, Sheridan Le Fanu, The House by the Churchyard:
      Mervyn, in the meantime, had had his solitary meal in the famous back parlour of the Phoenix, where the newspapers lay, and all comers were welcome.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: A Concise Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press 2001.