Of Brittonic Celtic origin.

A variant form of Harvey.

From the name Haerviu, of the Breton ethnic group, in France, meaning “battle worthy”.

Other forms of the name are Harvey, Harvie, Hervey, Harvee.

Famous bearers are Hervé Vilard, Hervé Duclos-Lassalle, Hervé Guibert, Hervé Guilleux, Hervé Le Tellier, Hervé Makuka.