What does Havelock mean?
Havelock [have-lock] as a boys' name is of Scandinavian and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Havelock is "sea competition". From Hafleikr, derived from haf leikr. The name appears in the Middle Ages as the hero of the romance "Havelok the Dane". The name may also be a Welsh form of Oliver. It was used as a first name in the 19th century in honor of the soldier and general Sir Henry Havelock. Author Havelock Ellis.
(male) Harvelock, Havecock, ..
(female) Havele, Havelen, .. Middle name pairings:
Havelock Merrick (H.M.), ..
How popular is Havelock?
Havelock is an uncommon given name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#139757 out of 150436, Top 93%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Havelock (outside Top 2000) is Oliver (#19 in 2015). This form of Havelock was at the apex of its popularity in 2015 (#19). Below is a charted analysis of the ranking of Havelock and affiliated names. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Bannock, Caddock, Darrock, Garnock, Hamel, Hamelin, Hamell, Hamelton, Hancock, Handcock, Hannoch, Hanoch, Hanok, Hardwick, Harel, Harewood, Harlo, Harloe, Harlow, Harwyck (see Hardwick), Havel, Haven, Haverell, Haverill, Haviero (see Javier), Hazel▼, Heck, Hevel, Maddock, Madock, Maverick▲, Mavrick, Pollock, Sherlock, Shurlock and Whitlock. Like Havelock, these names are not frequently used.See names in meaning and etymology.