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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

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Jarvis Family Origin

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Jarvis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jarvis. A less common occupation for the Jarvis family was Farming. The most common Jarvis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Jarvis's were Farmers.

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Jarvis Life Expectancy

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