Harvey


Harvey

Harvey is an English given name, surname, place-name, derived from a Breton personal name meaning "battle-worthy". It is thought to have come to England with the Breton mercenaries of William the Conqueror as "James Bay". [cite web
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] As a given name, the diminutive Harry is sometimes used.

Places

Harvey is a common place-name in some English-speaking countries.

;In the United States
*Harvey, Illinois
*Harvey, Iowa
*Harvey, Louisiana
*Harvey, North Dakota

*Harvey County, Kansas

;In Australia
*Harvey, Western Australia

;In Canada
*Harvey, New Brunswick, in Albert County
*Harvey Station, New Brunswick, in York County

People

As surname

*Alfred Harvey, comic-book publisher
*André Harvey (1941– ), Canadian consultant, politician and former teacher
*Anthony Harvey (1931- ), British film director and editor
*Bagenal Harvey (d.1798), United Irishmen commander
*Brian Harvey, musician
*Bryan Harvey (musician), American musician
*Colin Harvey (1944– ), British soccer player and manager
*David Harvey (footballer) (1948– ), British soccer player
*David Harvey (geographer) (1935– ), British-born Marxist geographer
*Domino Harvey (1969–2005), British-born former model turned Los Angeles bounty hunter
*Doug Harvey (1924–1989), star player for the NHL's Montreal Canadiens, and is considered by many to be one of the greatest defencemen to ever play the game
*Francis Harvey, (1873-1916) British Marine awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously.
*Francis Harvey (poet), poet and playwright
*Francis J. Harvey, American military administrator
*Frank Harvey, English screenwriter
*Fred Harvey (1835–1901), American entrepreneur who developed the Harvey House restaurants, famous for their "Harvey Girls"
*Gerry Harvey, Australian billionaire businessman, co-founder of the Harvey Norman chain stores
*Hayward A. Harvey (1824-1893), American engineer and inventor of Harvey armor
*Jeff Harvey (1957– ), Canadian ecologist and journalist
*Jeffrey A. Harvey, American theoretical physicist
*Jerry B. Harvey (1936- ), professor of management
*John Harvey (announcer), American television presenter
*Jonathan Harvey (*1939), British composer
*Ken Harvey (baseball player) (1978– ), American baseball player
*Laurence Harvey (1928–1973), Lithuanian-born actor
*Leslie Harvey, Scottish rock musician
*Louis P. Harvey (1820–1862), American politician and governor of Wisconsin
*Michael Harvey aka MC Harvey (1979- ) British rapper, television presenter and footballer
*Michael C. Harvey, American inventor
*Mina Harvey Mikhail (1989 -). Egyptian web designer/flash developer (minaharvey.com), and a leading civil engineering.
*Nick Harvey (1961– ), British M.P.
*PJ Harvey (1969– ), British singer and songwriter
*Paul Harvey (1918– ), American radio broadcaster
*Robert Harvey (footballer) (born 1971), Australian rules footballer
*Robert Harvey (musician), British musician
*Steve Harvey (1956– ), African-American actor, entertainer and comedian
*Tim Harvey (1961-), British racing driver, winner of the BTCC in 1992 and media personality
*Turlington W. Harvey (1835 - 1909), Christian leader, entrepreneur, inventor, founder of Harvey, Illinois
*William Harvey (1578–1657), British physician who discovered the circulation of blood
*William Henry Harvey (1811 - 1866). Irish botanist, author of "Phycologia Britannica".

As given name

* Baron Harvey of Tasburgh, a peerage title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom created in 1954
* Harvey Samuel Firestone (1868–1938), founder of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company
* Harvey Keitel, a notable American film actor
* Saint Hervé (Saint Harvey), 6th century Breton saint
* Harvey Gill Former NBA Player on the Denver Nuggets

Literature

* "Harvey" (play), a 1944 play by Mary Chase about a man befriended by an invisible anthropomorphic rabbit
* "The Harvey Girls (novel)", a 1942 novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams

Film

* "Harvey" (film), a film adapted from the Mary Chase play, starring James Stewart
* "The Harvey Girls", a 1946 musical film adapted from the Samuel Hopkins Adams novel

Fictional characters

* Harvey Dent, fictional District Attorney in DC Comics
* Harvey Kinkle, Sabrina's boyfriend, in the television series "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch"
*Harvey Swick, the protagonist of the novel "The Thief of Always" by Clive Barker.
*Harvey (Farscape), in the TV show "Farscape"

Other

*Harvey armor, a type of naval armour developed in the late 19th century
*Harvey Comics, a publisher of comic books from the 1940s to the 1990s
*Harvey F.C., an early twentieth century U.S. soccer team from Harvey, Illinois
*Harvey Wallbanger, a mixed drink
*Harvey's of Hayle, iron founders and pioneers of the industrial revolution
*Hurricane Harvey, the name used when the eighth tropical cyclone in the Atlantic Ocean in certain years becomes a hurricane
*"Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law", a cartoon series
*Harvey Danger, an alternative rock band from Seattle, Washington
* "Harvey" or "Harvey Smith", term for the V sign after the Harvey Smith (showjumper) of the name who used it in a televised event in 1971

References


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