Gervase Family History

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Gervase Name Meaning

Americanized form of Italian Gervasio. English: variant of Jarvis.

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


Similar surnames: Gervasi, Gervasio, German, Gerbasi, Gerace, Jervis, Gerrard, Lease

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Gervase Family Origin

Where is the Gervase family from?

Gervase Family Occupations

What did your Gervase ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gervase occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 50% of Gervase's were Cotton Weavers. Cotton Weaver and Lodging House Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gervase.

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  • Cotton Weaver

    50%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    50%

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

Gervase Historical Records

What Gervase family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gervase. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gervase 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 Gervase. 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 Gervase. For the veterans among your Gervase ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gervase Life Expectancy

What is the average Gervase lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Gervase life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gervase in 1960 was 58, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gervase

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gervase 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.

Famous Gervase Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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