Zervas Family History

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Zervas Name Meaning

Greek: from a nickname meaning ‘left-handed’. Dutch and North German: from the personal name Zervas, a vernacular pet form of Latin Servatius. This was the name of the patron saint of Maastricht, a 14th-century bishop of Tongeren.

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

Similar surnames: Zervos, German, Gervin, Servais, Perman, Mervis, Perna, Gervais

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Zervas Family Origin

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Zervas Family Occupations

What did your Zervas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Bar Keeper and Saloon Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zervas. The most common Zervas occupation in the USA was Bar Keeper. 50% of Zervas's were Bar Keepers.

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  • Bar Keeper

  • Saloon Keeper


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Zervas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zervas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zervas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zervas. 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 481 military records available for the last name Zervas. For the veterans among your Zervas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zervas Life Expectancy

What is the average Zervas lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Zervas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Zervas in 1942 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zervas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zervas 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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