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What does Harv mean?

Harv Pronunciation of Harv [harv] as a boys' name. The name Harv means "battle worthy". Harv is an alternate spelling of Harvey (Old English, Old French): transferred use of the surname.

Associated with: battle (war).


Harv has 3 variants: Harve, Herv and Herve.

4 more different relations via Harvey: Harvee, Harvie, Harvy and Hervey.

Creative forms:
(male) Hapo, Horv, ..

(female) Hare, Harvva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Harv Eason (H.E.), ..

How popular is Harv?

Harv is an unusual first name for males. Harv is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Harv (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Harvey (#439 via latest list), Hervey, Herve, Harvie, Harve and Harvy. Other forms, like Herv, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Harv was widespread among parents 135 years ago (adoption of 0.31%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.04%, 88%), with forms like Harvey going out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Harve, Harvey, Harvie, Harvy, Herve, Hervey in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arv, Erv, Hadi, Hai, Haig, Haim, Hairo, Hako, Hal, Hale, Hali, Hall, Ham, Han, Hani, Hank, Hans, Hany, Hardy, Harel, Hari, Harli, Harlo, Harly, Harm, Haron, Harri, Harry, Hart, Harte, Harun, Haviv, Hawk, Haws, Hays, Hearn, Herb, Hern, Hiro, Irv and Orv. These names tend to be more commonly used than Harv.

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