Marvel - Meaning of Marvel

What does Marvel mean?

[ 2 syll. mar-vel, ma-rv-el ] The baby girl name Marvel is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced MAARVAHL †. Marvel has its origins in the English language and it is also used largely in English. The name Marvel means 'wonder'. It represents the transferred use of the vocabulary word as a given name.

A form of Marvel is the English diminutive Marvie.

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Marvel is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the height of its usage in 1929, 0.015% of baby girls were named Marvel. It had a ranking of #521 then. The baby name has seen a substantial drop in frequency since then, and is used only on a very modest scale now. Within all girl names in its family, Marvel was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Marvel has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.

Baby names that sound like Marvel include Marbelle, Maribelle, Marivel, Marvalee, Marybel, Meribelle, Marie Pascal, Marie Pascale, and Marie-Pascale.

† Pronunciation for Marvel: 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)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"



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