Melvin is a male given name and is of Scottish origin. It means the noble Lord who shows kind and tender nature. Pronounced as mel-vin, the name is currently in the top 500 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 2022. Variations of Melvin include Melvyn.
Melvin may be spelled as Melvyn or, in Welsh, Melfyn while Melivinia or Melva may be used as the feminine form.
Melvin is a boy's name.