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What does Purviss mean?

Purviss Pronunciation of Purviss [purviss] as a name for boys has the meaning "purveyor". Purviss is an alternate spelling of Purvis (English, French).


1 alternative form via Purvis: Purves.

Creative forms:
(male) Parviss, Paviss, ..

(female) Purcess, Purlis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Purviss Jaxen (P.J.), ..

How popular is Purviss?

Purviss is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Purviss is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Purviss (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 is Purvis. Adoption of this relation of Purviss was widespread among parents 95 years ago. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Purvis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Purviss and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Purviss is pronounced similarly to Parviz. Other recommended names are Alviss, Arliss, Beviss (see Bevis), Boriss, Burgess, Burgiss (see Burgess), Chriss, Corliss, Curtiss, Daviss, Elviss (see Elvis), Eustiss (see Eustace), Ferriss, Harriss, Kelviss (see Kelvis), Kriss, Kurtiss (see Kurtis), Markiss, Morriss, Paris, Parish, Parkins, Parris, Parrish, Parriss, Perkins and Traviss. These names tend to be more commonly used than Purviss.