Sarvis Family History

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Sarvis Name Meaning

English: variant of Service.

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

Similar surnames: Servis, Parvis, Garvis, Servais, Sartin, Jervis, Maris, Carris

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Sarvis Family Origin

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Sarvis Family Occupations

What did your Sarvis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sarvis. The most common Sarvis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Sarvis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sarvis family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Sarvis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Sarvis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sarvis 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 580 immigration records available for the last name Sarvis. 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 Sarvis. For the veterans among your Sarvis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sarvis Life Expectancy

What is the average Sarvis lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Sarvis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sarvis in 1946 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sarvis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sarvis 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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