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What does Garvey mean?

Garvey Pronunciation of Garvey [gar-vey] as a boys' name is pronounced GAR-vee. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Garvey is "rough peace".

Associated with: irish, peace.


Garvey has 5 variants: Garrvey, Garrvie, Garve, Garvie and Garvy.

Affiliated boy name: Gervase.

Creative forms:
(male) Garrav, Gauvey, ..

(female) Gargy, Garva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Garvey Camron (G.C.), ..

How popular is Garvey?

Garvey is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#2981 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Garvey has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garvey name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Barney, Barrey, Carey, Carley, Carney, Carrey, Carvel, Carver, Darbey, Darcey, Darsey, Davey, Earley, Farley, Galven, Gared, Garek, Garen, Garey, Garlen, Garmen, Garner, Garnet, Garred, Garren, Garret, Garrey, Garry, Garvan, Garven, Garvin, Garvyn, Garwen, Gary, Gaven, Gearey, Gerrey, Girven, Grey, Hardey, Harley, Harve, Harvee, Harvey, Harvy, Hervey, Jarvee, Jarvey, Jervey, Karney, Larrey, Markey, Marley, Marve, Marvel, Marven, Matvey, Parrey, Parvez, Tavey, Warley and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Garvey.

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