Jarvis Family History
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Jarvis Name Meaning
English: from the Norman personal name Gervase, composed of the Germanic element gari, ger ‘spear’ + a second element of uncertain meaning and original form. The name was borne by a saint, martyred under the Roman Emperor Domitian, who became one of the patrons of Milan.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gareis, Jarvie, Avis, Harris, Sarris, Jarvi, Tarvin, Harvin, Jaros