Harvey meaning

härvē
(person, proper) A masculine name.
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(person) 1578-1657; Eng. physician: discovered the circulation of the blood.
proper name
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A male given name, in modern use often transferred back from the surname.
pronoun
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A surname​.
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Origin of harvey

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

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  • In Ireland, used as a anglicisation of Irish Ó hAirmheadhaigh and Ó hEarchaidh.

    From Wiktionary