Garver Family History

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Garver Name Meaning

German: variant of Garber 3, itself a variant of Gerber.

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


Similar surnames: Carver, Garber, Garven, Farver, Garner, Farrer, Garger, Larner

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Garver Family Origin

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Garver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garver. The most common Garver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Garver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Garver family was Farm Laborer.

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Garver Historical Records

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Garver Life Expectancy

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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