English variation of Gervase, meaning unknown
"skilled with a spear"

Jarvis Origin and Meaning

The name Jarvis is a boy's name of German origin.
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.

Jarvis Popularity

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Famous People Named Jarvis

  • Jarvis Cockerlead singer of Britpop band Pulp
  • Jarvis ChurchCanadian singer
  • Jarvis MillsAmerican rapper
  • Jarvis VarnadoAmerican basketball player
  • Jarvis HuntAmerican architect
  • Jarvis HayesAmerican basketball player
  • Jarvis GreenAmerican football player

Jarvis in Pop Culture

  • J.A.R.V.I.S.Iron Man's intelligent computer
  • Edwin JarvisMarvel character
  • Jarvis Rainesmain character on Netflix original "Some Assembly Required"
  • JarvisMark Zuckerberg's A.I. assistant
  • Jarvis Lorrycharacter in "A Tale Of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens

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