Gervais Family History

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Gervais Name Meaning

French: from the Norman personal name Gervase, of disputed etymology. The name was borne by a certain St. Gervasius, around whom a cult grew up following the discovery of his remains in Milan in 386.

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


Similar surnames: Servais, Germain, German, Gervin, Zervas, Grass, Mervis, Gervasio

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Gervais Family Origin

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Gervais Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Gervais occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Gervais's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gervais. A less common occupation for the Gervais family was Carpenter.

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Gervais Historical Records

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Gervais Life Expectancy

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