Garven Family History

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Garven Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the personal name Gerwin (see Gerwin). Perhaps a variant spelling of Garvin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Garver, Garmon, Garvey, Garen, Carver, Garvin, Garten, Harvin, Parten

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Garven Family Origin

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Garven Family Occupations

What did your Garven ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Stone Mason and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garven. A less common occupation for the Garven family was Mason. The most common Garven occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Garven's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Stone Mason

    7%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Mason

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garven ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Garven Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garven census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Garven. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Garven. For the veterans among your Garven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garven Life Expectancy

What is the average Garven lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Garven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Garven in 1963 was 73, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garven

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garven ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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