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Meaning and name origin

Harvey \ha(r)-vey\ as a boy's name is pronounced HAR-vee. It is of Old English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Harvey is "eager for battle; strong and worthy". Variant of Herve (French). Norman name revived in the 19th century. In the movie "Harvey", Jimmy Stewart was upstaged by a giant invisible rabbit. Playwright Harvey Feirstein.

Harvey has 8 variant forms: Harv, Harve, Harvee, Harvie, Harvy, Herv, Herve and Hervey.


Popularity

Harvey is a very popular first name for males (#225 out of 1220, Top 18%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#225 out of 88799, Top 0%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Harvey for boys (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Harvey name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Harvey and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Harvey (#493), Harvy and Harve. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Harvey, Harvy, Harve in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Garvey, Hardey, Harley and Jarvey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Harvey.

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