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Gender: Male Origin of Jarvis: English variation of Gervase, meaning unknown

The name Jarvis is a boy's name of German origin. Jarvis and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Favourite: BOYS!".

From the experts:

Jarvis, one of the original two-syllable nouveau boys' choices, is a saint's name with a certain retro charm and a nice quirky feel. Though Jarvis peaked in the late 1880s, he is beginning to sound fresh again.

Jarvis Lorry is a character in Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, and there was another Jarvis in Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. Probably the best known modern Jarvis is British rocker Jarvis Cocker.

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Famous People Named Jarvis

Jarvis Cocker, lead singer of Brit pop band Pulp
Jarvis Church, Canadian singer
Jarvis Mills, American rapper
Jarvis Varnado, American basketball player
Jarvis Hunt, American architect
Jarvis Hayes, American basketball player
Jarvis Green, American football player

Pop Culture References for the name Jarvis

J.A.R.V.I.S., Iron Man's intelligent computer
Edwin Jarvis, Marvel character
Jarvis Raines, main character on Netflix original "Some Assembly Required"
Jarvis, Mark Zuckerberg's A.I. assistant