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What does Hervey mean?

Hervey Pronunciation of Hervey as a boys' name has the meaning "battle worthy". Hervey is a variant form of Harvey (Old English, Old French): transferred use of the surname.


ASSOCIATED WITH battle (war)


VARIANTS Harvy, Harvie, Harvee

OTHER FORMS VIA HARVEY Harv, Harve, Herv, Herve



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How popular is Hervey?

Hervey is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#10600 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Hervey entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #1033 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Harve, Harvey (#444 IN 2018), Harvie, Harvy and Herve are the prominent variation forms of Hervey rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Hervey was at its peak in the 1880s (AVERAGE #951) and has become significantly lower since, with forms such as Harve becoming less in vogue.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Derbey, Garvey, Gerrey, Hardey, Harley, Hedley, Henley, Herb, Herbie, Hermes, Herne, Hernley, Hernly, Herzel, Hevel, Hewney, Hurley, Jarvey, Jerrey (see Jerry), Jervey, Kerbey (see Kirby), Kerrey, Levey, Mersey, Merven, Percey, Sergey, Terrey and Verney. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hervey.

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