[ 2 syll. mar-va, ma-rva ] The baby girl name Marva is pronounced as MAARVaa- †. Marva is used mostly in the English language, and its language of origin is Aramaic, Old French, and English. From Old French roots, its meaning is miracle. Its meaning is derived from the element 'merveille'.
In addition, Marva is a derivative of the English, German, Greek, and Scandinavian name Martha.
Marva is also a derivative of the English name Marvina.
Another variant of Marva is the English pet form Marvie.
Marva is unusual as a baby name for girls. Its usage peaked modestly in 1936 with 0.032% of baby girls being given the name Marva. Its ranking then was #334. The baby name has since markedly declined in popularity, and is currently of sporadic use. Among the group of girl names directly linked to Marva, Martha was the most popular in 2016.
Baby names that sound like Marva include Manroop, Marav, Marfa, Marvie, Maurvi, Mayrav, Meirav, Merav, Merphy, Mirembeh, Morfudd, Murfi, Murfie, Murfy, Murphee, Murphey, Murphi, Murphie, Murphy, and Marie Eve.
† Pronunciation for Marva: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"