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Arv

What does Arv mean?

Arv Pronunciation of Arv [arv] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Arv is "exile, voyager; people's friend". Arv is an alternate spelling of Arvad (Hebrew). Arv is also a derivative of Arvin (English, Old German).

Associated with: friend.

Variations

9 related forms via Arvad, Arvin: Arpad, Arvid, Arvie, Arvis, Arvon, Arvy, Arvyn, Arwin and Arwyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Arce, Cerv, ..

(female) Arma, Arra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arv Graeme (A.G.), ..

How popular is Arv?

Arv is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Arv is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Arvid, Arvin (#1860 via latest list) and Arvis are the popular variation forms of Arv (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Arwyn, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Arv was well-received among parents in the 1930s (median #1156) and is now much less. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arvid, Arvin, Arvis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Arvid outside U.S.

Similar Names

Arv is pronounced similarly to Erv, Erve, Irv and Orv. Other suggested similar names are Ara, Ard, Ari, Arn, Art and Ary. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arv.

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