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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.

Suggested similar baby names are Garvey, Hardey, Harley and Jarvey.


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

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