Tarvis name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tarvis mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tarvis

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Maryland, U.S. says the name Tarvis is of Japanese origin and means "Lighting King".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Tarvis

Notable Persons Named Tarvis

Tarvis Williams

Tarvis Williams is a basketball player for the BK Děčín, Shanghai Sharks, Mitteldeutscher BC, Fayetteville Patriots, Sigal Prishtina, Olympique Antibes, and FC Bayern Munich (basketball). He was most active from 2001 to present. Tarvis was born on January 22nd, 1978 in Maysville, North Carolina.

Tarvis Simms

Tarvis was born on May 1st, 1971 in Norwalk, Connecticut.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tarvis U.S.
  White 86.36% 64.26%
  African American 6.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tarvis

People with the last name Tarvis are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tarvis

  • How Popular is the name Tarvis? Tarvis is the 19,156th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tarvis was the 102,197th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tarvis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 401 babies born with the first name Tarvis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tarvis to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tarvis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tarvis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tarvis is Tuesday, May 5th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Tarvis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tarvis was in 1986 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Tarvis Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tarvis is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Tarvis: The name spelled backwards is Sivrat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iastrv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tarvis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 176 people with the last name Tarvis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tarvis? Tarvis is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Tarvis name meaning

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