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What does Gervaise mean?

Gervaise Pronunciation of Gervaise [ger-vaise] as a name for boys is of Old German origin. Gervaise is a French form of Gervase (Old German): possibly derives from gr "spear". See also Jarvis.


Gervaise has 2 variants: Gervas and Gervayse.

5 more related forms via Gervase: Gervais, Gervasio, Gervasius, Gervaso and Jervis.

Creative forms:
(male) Gervaime, Girvaise, ..

(female) Gervaige, Gervaile, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gervaise Lincoln (G.L.), ..

How popular is Gervaise?

Gervaise is an unusual first name for males. Gervaise is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jarvis (#1318 from current records) is the only prominent alternative form of Gervaise (outside Top 2000). This relation of Gervaise was favored by parents 4 decades ago (#385) and is now much less conventional, with Jarvis becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jarvis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gervaise and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alvise, Blaise, Gaige, Gaile, Gaine, Gardie, Garrie, Garvan, Garve, Garvie, Garvin, Gawaine, Geddis, Genesis, Gentile, Georas, Geordie, Georgie, Geovani, Geovanney (see Giovanni), Geovanny, Geovany, Geraint, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerallt, Gerant, Gerard, Gerasim, Geraud (see Gerald), Gere, Geremia, Gerhard, Gerhardt, Gerik, Gerlach, Gerlaich (see Gerlach), Germain, Germaine, Germane, Germano, Germanus (see Germain), Germayn (see Germain), Germayne (see Germain), Germin, Gerome, Geronimo, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerrard, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerrild (see Gerald), Gerrit, Gerritt, Gerwazy (see Gervase), Gevaria (see Gevariah), Gevariah, Gevarya (see Gevariah), Girvan, Girvin, Goraidh, Gordie, Gradee, Graeme, Graidey, Graidy, Graig, Grange, Graye, Guaire, Jermaine, Markise, Marquise, Servaas and Servas. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gervaise.