Marvin

Male

Meaning

Great Lord

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈmɑːvɪn/

Traits associated with the name Marvin:

Dogs named Marvin tend to be loving, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Marvin?

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets unique names. It could also suggest that you are a fan of classic science fiction, as Marvin is a reference to the character from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Is Marvin a good dog name?

Marvin has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Marvin isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,432
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819
New York City Dog Name Database
1,117
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Marvin is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Marvin was, in the past month, the 955th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Marvin is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Marvin was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Marvin's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Marvin is most adored in Indiana, California and North Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, Pennsylvania and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Marvin.

Most popular breeds named Marvin:

  1. Rottweiler
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Dachshund
  4. Shih Tzu
  5. German Shepherd

Marvin is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Harkens back to 60s soul singer Marvin Gaye's era.

british dog names
british

Popularized by sci-fi character from "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy".

Dog names like Marvin:

Soldier, or merciful
Descendant of a sea warrior
From The Mill Town
Man of peace
Horse Keeper
Better; a military rank
Marvin dog name meaning

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