Origin of the name MELVA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name MELVA.
MELVA.f. A feminine form of English Melvin
(q.v.), meaning "bad township."
Martha Melva Barnard, wife of Australian
politician Herbert Claude Barnard. Melva Lou Blancett (d. 2010), was an American
... Dr. Owen Pugh tells us,
that Jack-in-the-Green, on May-day, was once a pageant representing
Melva, or Melvas, king of the country now called Somersetshire,
disguised in green boughs, as he lay in ambush to steal King Arthur's
wife as she went out hunting. (History of Christian Names, Yonge,