Harvey

Gender:boy

Meaning:Battleworthy

Origin:English

Pronunciation:HAR vee

Variations:Harvay, Harvi, Harvie, Harvy

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Harvey is a traditional boy’s name with a strong meaning, ideal for parents looking for something tough and can withstand the tests of time.

Detailed Meaning

Originally a surname, Harvey is gaining popularity as a first name. The name itself means ‘battleworthy.’

Famous People With This Name

Some famous Harvey’s are: Harvey Keitel an American actor, best known for his role in “‘Taxi Driver,” and “The Piano,” Harvey Weinstein is a prolific American film producer, Harvey Mason Jr. is an American songwriter and a seven-time Grammy Award winner and Harvey Milk was an American politician and gay rights activist.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Harvey are Har, Harv, Herv and Herve.

Related Names

Possible alternative spellings are Harvay, Harvi, Harvie, Harvy, Harvee, Hervey and Harve.

Stories Featuring This Name

Fictional characters with this name include: Harvey Specter from the American drama series “Suits,” Harvey is a crane engine from the children’s book series “Thomas & Friends,” Harvey Kinkle is Sabrina’s love interest in “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” and Harvey Dent (aka. Two-Face) is a villain in DC’s “Batman” series.

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