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Origin Of The Surname Jarvis

Meaning Of The Surname Jarvis


Interesting Facts About Jarvis

This family name is of pre 7th century Germanic roots, however it can be found all over Europe with various different spellings such as Gervex, Jervis and Gervaise. It comes from the forename ‘Gervase’ which means ‘spear’ or possibly ‘valley’. This family name was first documented in England back in the first century of John Geruais in Norfolk in 1230.

Jarvis Statistics

Jarvis is the number 230 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 35,979 share the surname Jarvis in the UK.

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