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What does Herve mean?

Herve Pronunciation of Herve as a boys' name. The name Herve means "battle worthy". Herve is a version of Harvey (Old English, Old French): transferred use of the surname.


ASSOCIATED WITH battle (war)


VARIANTS Herv, Harve, Harv

OTHER FORMS VIA HARVEY Harvee, Harvie, Harvy, Hervey

(male) Herhem, ..

(female) Herse, ..

Herve Jovan (H.J.), ..

How popular is Herve?

Herve is an uncommon first name for men. Herve is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Herve entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #1967 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Herve are Harve, Harvey (#444 FROM RECENT DATA), Harvie, Harvy and Hervey. Usage of these relations of Herve was well-received among parents 138 years ago (USAGE OF 0.3%) and is now much diminished, with versions like Harvey becoming less trendy.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Erve, Garve, Harte, Hearne, Hecie, Heike, Heine, Helge, Helje (see Helgi), Herb, Herbie, Herin, Hermes, Hermie, Hern, Herne, Hersh, Herut (see Cherut), Herzel, Herzl, Hevel, Hewe, Hewie, Marve, Reave, Reeve and Reve. These names tend to be more frequently used than Herve.

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