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Jarvi Name Meaning

Finnish (Järvi): topographic or ornamental name from järvi ‘lake’. During the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Järvi was widely adopted as an ornamental replacement by Finns with Swedish surnames. It is also found as a Finnish American abbreviation of names such as Järviluoma and Sikojärvi.

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


Similar surnames: Kari, Jarvis, Sari, Sardi, Parvin, Salvi, Vari, Barsi, Marti, Hari

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Jarvi Family Origin

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Jarvi Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Jarvi occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Jarvi's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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Jarvi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jarvi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jarvi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jarvi. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jarvi. For the veterans among your Jarvi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jarvi Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Jarvi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Jarvi in 1947 was 68, and 75 in 2004.

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