Jarvi Name Meaning

Finnish (Järvi): topographic or ornamental name from järvi ‘lake’. During the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Järvi was widely adopted as an ornamental replacement by Finns with Swedish surnames. It is also found as a Finnish American abbreviation of names such as Järviluoma and Sikojärvi.

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


Similar surnames: Kari, Jarvis, Sari, Sardi, Parvin, Salvi, Vari, Barsi, Marti, Hari

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Jarvi Family Origin

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Jarvi Family Occupations

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  • Quarry Man

    67%
  • Labourer

    33%

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In 1881, the most common Jarvi occupation in Canada was Quarry Man. 67% of Jarvi's were Quarry Mans. Quarry Man and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jarvi.

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Between 1947 and 2004, Jarvi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Jarvi in 1947 was 68, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jarvi

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