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Garvey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gairbhshíth ‘descendant of Gairbhshíth’, a personal name from garbh ‘rough’, ‘cruel’ + síth ‘peace’. See also McGarvey.

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

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Garvey Family Origin

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Garvey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    1%

In 1880, the most common Garvey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Garvey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garvey. A less common occupation for the Garvey family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Garvey | Data not to scale

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Garvey Life Expectancy

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