Malvina \m(a)-lvi-na, mal-vina\ as a girl's name is of English origin, and the meaning of Malvina is "smooth brow". Literary name coined by James Macpherson in the 18th century for a character in his Ossianic poems. Macpherson claimed that these poems were translations of ancient texts, but they were in fact his own creations. Sculptor Malvina Hoffman.
A baby name that sounds like Malvina is Melvena.