Jarvis Family History

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Jarvis Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Gervase, composed of the Germanic element gari, ger ‘spear’ + a second element of uncertain meaning and original form. The name was borne by a saint, martyred under the Roman Emperor Domitian, who became one of the patrons of Milan.

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


Similar surnames: Gareis, Jarvie, Avis, Harris, Sarris, Jarvi, Tarvin, Harvin, Jaros

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Jarvis Family Origin

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Jarvis Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Jarvis occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Jarvis's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Jarvis family was Farm Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jarvis.

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