Servant Family History

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Servant Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a servant, Old French servant (from Latin serviens).

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

Similar surnames: Sargent, Serven, German, Service, Levant, Servais, Salvant, Servin

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Servant Family Origin

Where is the Servant family from?

Servant Family Occupations

What did your Servant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Servant occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 21% of Servant's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Servant family was At Home. Farm Laborer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Servant.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • At Home


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

Servant Historical Records

What Servant family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Servant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Servant 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Servant. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Servant. For the veterans among your Servant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Servant Life Expectancy

What is the average Servant lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Servant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Servant in 1951 was 44, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Servant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Servant 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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