Freddy Leon Harvey

16 October 1894–7 March 1955 (Age 60)
Causapscal, Matapédia, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Freddy Leon

Freddy Leon Harvey was born on 16 October 1894 as the son of Alfred Harvey. He had at least 1 son. He died on 7 March 1955, in Causapscal, Matapédia, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 60.

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Alfred Harvey
1868–1952
Freddy Leon Harvey
1894–1955

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Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the Breton personal name Aeruiu or Haerviu, composed of the elements haer ‘battle’, ‘carnage’+ vy ‘worthy’, which was brought to England by Breton followers of William the Conqueror, for the most part in the Gallicized form Hervé. (The change from -er- to -ar- was a normal development in Middle English and Old French.) Reaney believes that the surname is also occasionally from a Norman personal name, Old German Herewig, composed of the Germanic elements hari, heri ‘army’ + wīg ‘war’.2 Irish: mainly of English origin, in Ulster and County Wexford, but sometimes a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAirmheadhaigh ‘descendant of Airmheadhach’, a personal name probably meaning ‘esteemed’. It seems to be a derivative of Airmheadh, the name borne by a mythological physician.3 Irish (County Fermanagh): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarchaidh ‘descendant of Earchadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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