"skilled with a spear"

Gervaise Origin and Meaning

The name Gervaise is a boy's name of French origin meaning "skilled with a spear".

Unusual saint's name rarely heard outside Roman Catholic rectories until it made an appearance on a reality-TV show; has an attractive French feel.

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Famous People Named Gervaise

  • Gervaise CookeBritish naval secretary
  • Gervaise of BazochesPrince of Galilee and Lord of Tiberias
  • Francois Armand GervaiseFrench Carmelite historian

Gervaise in Pop Culture

  • "Gervaise Macquart" opera by Giselher Klebe
  • Gervaise Treshamcharacter in G. A. Henty's, A Knight of the White Cross