Sarver Family History

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Sarver Name Meaning

English and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Old French serveur (an agent derivative of server ‘to serve’), Yiddish sarver ‘servant’.

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

Similar surnames: Carver, Barber, Saeger, Server, Sawyer, Larmer, Sadler, Marmer

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Sarver Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sarver name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sarver. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Norway


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Sarver Family Origin

Where is the Sarver family from?

Sarver Family Occupations

What did your Sarver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sarver. The most common Sarver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Sarver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sarver family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Sarver Historical Records

What Sarver family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Sarver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sarver 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 866 immigration records available for the last name Sarver. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Sarver. For the veterans among your Sarver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sarver Life Expectancy

What is the average Sarver lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sarver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sarver in 1948 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sarver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sarver 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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