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Meaning & Origins

Scottish and northern English (Northumberland and Durham): probably from Middle English purveys ‘provisions’, ‘supplies’ (from Middle English purvey(en), Old French porveoir ‘to provide, supply’), hence a metonymic occupational name for an official responsible for obtaining supplies for a monastery or manor house.
2,037th in the U.S.

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Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
21,067
to be exact
Mississippi
has the most people named Purvis per capita

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