Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #616 in 2013 and #493 in 2014.

Famous People

Harvey Keitel (Movie Actor), Harvey Milk (Politician), Harvey Fierstein (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Harvey Korman (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Harvey Friedman (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Harvey Lembeck (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Harvey Haddix (Baseball Player), Harvey Clark (Movie Actor)


In English

Origin: From Haerviu, name of a Breton saint, from Old Breton hoiarn ‎(“iron”) + viu ‎(“blazing”). Cognate to modern Breton Haerviu.


-( male name -comes from the Celtic language-), in modern use often transferred back from the last name.

-(last name -comes from the language-)