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Garvis Family Origin

Where is the Garvis family from?

Garvis Family Occupations

What did your Garvis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garvis. The most common Garvis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Garvis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Garvis family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Engineer

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Garvis ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Garvis Historical Records

What Garvis family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Garvis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garvis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Garvis

Passenger List

There are 453 immigration records available for the last name Garvis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 391 military records available for the last name Garvis. For the veterans among your Garvis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garvis Life Expectancy

What is the average Garvis lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Garvis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Garvis in 1954 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garvis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garvis ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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