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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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Coal Minor

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Garven family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Coal Minor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garven. The most common Garven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Garven's were Farmers.

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Garven Historical Records

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Garven Life Expectancy

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