"rough peace"

Garvey Origin and Meaning

The name Garvey is a boy's name meaning "rough peace".
Occasionally used in the African-American community to honor Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey, known as "Emperor of the Kingdom of Africa," though his first name is more frequently chosen. Another possible namesake is baseball player Steve Garvey. Garvey sounds more modern than Harvey.

Variations include Garrvey, Garrvie, Garvie, and Garvy.

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Garvey in Pop Culture

  • Garvey Gullcharacter in Disney's Donald Duck comics
  • Garveyfamily on British TV's "Benidorm"
  • Garveycharacter in "Touching Spirit Bear" by Ben Mikaelson