Harvard

  • Origin: English
  • Gender: boy
Abhijeet Modi
Feb 07, 2024 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on Sep 29, 2022
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Harvard is a great name for boys and it is of English origin. The meaning of Harvard is 'army guard' and it is believed to be derived from the Old English name 'Hereweard' which is, in turn, made up of two words, 'here' which means 'army' and 'weard' which means 'guard'. The title of Hereweard was the name of a thane of Lincolnshire in the 11th century who led the county's resistance to the invading Normans. The name Harvard is also believed by some people to be of Norse origin and a variant of the name Harvey. It is used as a first name for boys and is most commonly used as an English last name. Harvard is also the name of a popular university founded by John Harvard during the 17th century in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A person named Harvard is believed to be expressive, peaceful, humanitarian, gentle, artistic, and stylish in appearance and behavior. They are individuals who believe in turning our world into a better place and are also creative, sociable, generous, elegant, and sophisticated. Famous personalities with this name include Harvard Sitkoff, an American historian; John Harvard, an English-American minister and clergyman after whom Harvard University is named; Allison Harvard, an American model, and television personality; John Harvard, a Canadian politician and former Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba; Lionel de Jersey Harvard, an English student and descendant of clergyman John Harvard; and Russell Harvard, an American actor. 

Gender

Harvard is most often associated with the gender: male.
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Spelling Of Harvard

H-A-R-V-A-R-D, 7-letter male given name.

Nicknames

  • Harvy
  • Harry
  • Harvey

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Abhijeet ModiMaster of Computer Science

An experienced and innovative entrepreneur and creative writer, Abhijeet holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Application from Birla Institute of Technology, Jaipur. He co-founded an e-commerce website while developing his skills in content writing, making him an expert in creating blog posts, website content, product descriptions, landing pages, and editing articles. Passionate about pushing his limits, Abhijeet brings both technical expertise and creative flair to his work.

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