Gervais Family History

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Gervais Name Meaning

French: from the Norman personal name Gervase, of disputed etymology. The name was borne by a certain St. Gervasius, around whom a cult grew up following the discovery of his remains in Milan in 386.

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


Similar surnames: Servais, Germain, German, Gervin, Zervas, Grass, Mervis, Gervasio

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Gervais Family Origin

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Gervais Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    24%
  • Journalier

    15%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Cultivateur Son

    4%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gervais. The most common Gervais occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 24% of Gervais's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Gervais family was Cultivateur Son.

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Gervais Historical Records

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Gervais Life Expectancy

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