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Jervis Family History

Jervis Name Meaning
English: variant of Jarvis.

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

197,100 Historical Documents with Jervis on Ancestry.com
75,942 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,805 Military Records
4,562 Immigration Records
38,422 Census and Voter Lists
74,369 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jervis Families

  • Number of Jervis families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jervis families
     234 - 465
     79 - 233
     1 - 78
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Jervis families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Jervis Family Origin

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Jervis Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Jervis

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Jervis Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jervis census records

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Jervis Civil War Service Records

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