Harvey name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 21st, 2023
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Celtic
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Harvey har-vee
Meaning: Army Warrior, Strong and Worthy, Eager for Battle, Presumably Struggle and Lively
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What does Harvey mean?

Used especially in English long standing and trendy, Harvey is originated from Celtic, Harvey means "Army Warrior, Burning for Battle or Strong and Ardent, Eager for Battle, Presumably Struggle or Lively" is a unisex name .

Harvey is form of outstanding Herve. Herve is version of everlasting and desirable Harvey. Herve's meaning is Bitter and Burning for Battle or Strong and Ardent is used primarily in English is originated from Celtic.

It is celebrated on June 17th.

How do I pronounce Harvey?

The two syllabled name Harvey is commonly pronounced as har-vee.

Variants of Harvey

Haerviu, Harvea, Herve, Hervé, Hervieu

Names that rhyme with Harvey

How popular is the name Harvey?

Harvey was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 121650 babies have been given the given name. When at the peak of its usage in 1880, the moniker grabbed the 50th spot and 2285 baby boys were given the name.

However after 201 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still going strong on charts. Additionally, the given name has been in the top 50 baby names 1 times Also, Harvey was a popular name in England and Wales.

Over 32165 babies have been named Harvey since 1996. When at its peak in 2005, the moniker grabbed the 27th spot and 2431 baby boys were given the name. However after 23 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still performing better than most of the names.

In addition to that, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 13 times

A common name in New South Wales having over 1016 recievers in 5 years of usage.

When at its peak in 2017, it ranked 27th when 250 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Also, In Queensland, Harvey was once a common name since emerging in 2014 it has been given to over 843 babies.

When at the peak of its usage in 2019,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 6 years but it is still going strong. Also, Harvey used to be a common name in Victoria, first appeared in 2008 and over 1695 babies have been given the name in 11 years.

At its zenith in 2019,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 11 years but it is still going strong.

Harvey is a familiar baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 300 names.

Recently in 2018, 56 babies were given Harvey and it reached its peak ranking, 279 on boy names chart. There are over 231 babies that have been given the name Harvey in Netherlands.

Also, in Western Australia, in just 1 years, it has made it to the top 100 names. Recently in 2019, 86 babies were given Harvey and it reached its peak ranking, 31 on boy names chart.

Harvey is a unique baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1968 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 136 on boy names chart when 46 babies were named Harvey.

Over 452 babies in Ireland have been named Harvey. The moniker is an uncommon baby name in France, even after 27 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 2000.

Over 126 people have been named Harvey in France.

Harvey is a rare baby name in Western Australia still in use today. But Harvey is a popular baby name in Canada where every 1 in 3000 have the name as well as in, Philippines and England.

At least, 150000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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Harvey in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Harvey

You are always in the center of attention and the one who stands for what's right. You sleep a lot because it's your way of escaping reality. You love people with an attitude but open to discussion and hearing new opinions. You are all about adventure and travel. You like to insult people in order to awaken their motivation and practically ‘force' them to prove they can do something. You are always there to help people in need with a good advice or do something that would ease up their situation, or at least make them feel more comfortable in their own skin.

Other names similar to Harvey

  •  Ciarah - Meaning of Ciarah is Tipperary and Black is originated from Celtic is given to baby girls. Ciarah is derived from Ciara.
  •  Ruairidh - Used in Finnish and Scottish, Ruairidh is used as a boy name, Ruairidh means "Red King" came from Old Irish, Germanic and Celtic
  •  Caoimhín is form of Cáemgen in Gaelic language
  •  Percival - The widespread and ever lasting boy name Percival means "Pierces, Pierce the Vale or One who Pierces the Valley". Its origin is in Celtic and Welsh is used particulary in English, French and Finnish
  •  Malina - Unconventional Malina came from Celtic, Hebrew and Old Greek languages is a baby girl name, particulary used in Tamil and Indian, meaning of Malina is "Brown or Name of a River"
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Middle names for Harvey

Possible options for a child named Harvey include these booming and popular middle names:

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Sibling Names for Harvey

If you are looking for a sibling name to go with the charming and timeless baby name "Harvey," then you have come to the right place! We have compiled a list of 15 beautiful baby names that complement Harvey perfectly. From classic choices to unique and trendy picks, there is something for every family here. So without further ado, let's dive in and find the perfect sibling name for your little Harvey!

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