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What does Gervas mean?

Gervas Pronunciation of Gervas [ger-vas] as a name for boys is an Old German name. Gervas is a German form of Gervase (Old German): possibly derives from gr "spear".


Gervas has 2 variants: Gervaise and Gervayse.

8 more different relations via Gervase: Garvey, Gervais, Gervasio, Gervasius, Gervaso, Gerwazy, Jarvis and Jervis.

Creative forms:
(male) Gerves, Gorvas, ..

(female) Gergar, Gerva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gervas Elias (G.E.), ..

How popular is Gervas?

Gervas is a rare given name for men. Gervas is a unique 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 in recent rankings) is the only prominent alternative form of Gervas (not ranked). Other variants, like Jervis, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Gervas was at its highest during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.03%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.01%, 73%), with Jarvis going out of style. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cordas, Darias, Demas, Garan, Garlan, Garman, Garnar, Garpar (see Gaspard), Garvan, Garve, Garven, Garvie, Garvin, Garvy, Garvyn, Gavan, Geddis, Gehan, Gemal, Georas, Georges, Geovani, Geovany, Ger, Gerald, Gerant, Geraud (see Gerald), Gere, Gerek, Gerhard, Gerhart, Gerik, Gerlach, Germain, German, Germane, Germano, Germanus (see Germain), Germayn (see Germain), Germin, Gerold, Gerolt, Gerome, Geron, Gerrald, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerrard, Gerred, Gerrey, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerrit, Gerry, Gersham, Gerson, Gery, Geryld, Giovan, Girvan, Girven, Girvin, Goran, Gorav, Gorham, Gorman, Gram, Graves, Gray, Marcas, Seoras, Servaas, Servas, Seumas, Urias and Zenas. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gervas.