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EtymologyEdit

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

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Proper nounEdit

Mervyn

  1. A male given name.
    • 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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ReferencesEdit

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