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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gervais

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  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Gervase.

Notable Persons Named Gervais

Gervais Raoul Lufbery is a military person. His military service ended in 1909.


Gervais was born in 1934.


Gervais was born in 1007. He breathed his last breath in 1067.


Gervais was born on November 17th, 1960 in Mont-Joli, Quebec, Canada.


Gervais was born on November 20th, 1954.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gervais

Ricky Gervais is a black comedy, cringe comedy, observational comedy, satire, insult comedy, and musical theatre comedian. Ricky was given the name Ricky Dene Gervais on June 25th, 1961 in Whitley, Berkshire, England.


Cedric Gervais is a dance music, progressive house, electro house, and tech house disc jockey and record producer. He plays Guitar and Logic Pro. Cedric was given the name Cedric DePasquale on June 7th, 1979. Cedric is also known as Gervais and Cédric.


Virginie was given the name Virginie Gervais on June 24th, 1979 in Versailles (city).


Bruno Gervais is a hockey player for the Eisbären Berlin in the National Hockey League. He has been prominent since 2004. Bruno was born on October 3rd, 1984 in Longueuil.


Paul Gervais was a scientist in the fields of entomology and paleontology. Paul was born on September 26th, 1816. He died on February 10th, 1879.


Marc was born on December 3rd, 1929 in Sherbrooke. He died on March 25th, 2012.


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Popularity of Gervais as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gervais U.S.
  White 86.87% 64.26%
  African American 6.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gervais

People with the last name Gervais are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gervais

  • How Popular is the name Gervais? Gervais is the 72,317th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gervais was the 6,488th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gervais have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Gervais in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gervais? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gervais first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gervais is Sunday, March 3rd, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Gervais born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gervais was in 2000 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gervais: Your name in reverse order is Siavreg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Areigsv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gervais? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,233 people with the last name Gervais.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gervais? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Gervais as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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