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What does Harve mean?

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

Associated with: battle (war).


Harve has 3 variants: Harv, Herv and Herve.

4 more related forms via Harvey: Harvee, Harvie, Harvy and Hervey.

Creative forms:
(male) Harie, Have, ..

(female) Harcy, Harva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Harve Zephyr (H.Z.), ..

How popular is Harve?

Harve is an unusual given name for males. Harve is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Harve entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #495 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Harve rated in the Top 2000 are Harvey (#439 from current records), Harvie, Harvy, Herve and Hervey. Usage of these forms of Harve was well-received among parents during the years 1880-1889 (average #951) and has become much diminished since (#1739, 88% less usage), with versions like Harvey becoming less fashionable.

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

Suggested similar names are Dave, Erve, Garve, Hale, Halle, Halver, Harben, Harden, Hardey, Hardy, Harel, Hari, Harken, Harlea, Harlee, Harlen, Harley, Harli, Harlie, Harlo, Harloe, Harly, Harm, Harmen, Haron, Harper, Harrel, Harri, Harrie, Harry, Hart, Harte, Harun, Havel, Haven, Hawke, Hayle, Hearne, Herne and Marve. These names tend to be more commonly used than Harve.

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