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Jarvis

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 6 0 6
1883 13 0 13
1884 7 0 7
1886 7 0 7
1888 7 0 7
1889 6 0 6
1892 7 0 7
1896 7 0 7
1898 7 0 7
1900 8 0 8
1902 7 0 7
1904 5 0 5
1905 9 0 9
1907 5 0 5
1909 5 0 5
1910 12 0 12
1912 12 0 12
1913 20 0 20
1914 19 0 19
1915 33 0 33
1916 35 0 35
1917 48 0 48
1918 48 0 48
1919 46 0 46
1920 47 0 47
1921 38 0 38
1922 56 0 56
1923 38 0 38
1924 48 0 48
1925 43 0 43
1926 39 0 39
1927 53 0 53
1928 41 6 35
1929 41 0 41
1930 44 0 44
1931 51 0 51
1932 47 5 42
1933 47 0 47
1934 42 0 42
1935 36 0 36
1936 31 0 31
1937 49 0 49
1938 55 0 55
1939 38 0 38
1940 34 0 34
1941 44 0 44
1942 43 0 43
1943 30 0 30
1944 42 0 42
1945 27 0 27
1946 25 0 25
1947 51 0 51
1948 49 5 44
1949 44 0 44
1950 52 0 52
1951 64 0 64
1952 69 0 69
1953 70 0 70
1954 74 0 74
1955 101 8 93
1956 89 0 89
1957 125 0 125
1958 121 0 121
1959 121 0 121
1960 111 0 111
1961 93 0 93
1962 99 5 94
1963 94 0 94
1964 89 0 89
1965 91 0 91
1966 70 0 70
1967 90 0 90
1968 106 0 106
1969 108 0 108
1970 144 0 144
1971 170 0 170
1972 158 0 158
1973 176 9 167
1974 193 6 187
1975 219 7 212
1976 187 0 187
1977 261 0 261
1978 262 0 262
1979 303 7 296
1980 347 7 340
1981 407 5 402
1982 386 0 386
1983 453 0 453
1984 479 13 466
1985 470 8 462
1986 543 10 533
1987 502 5 497
1988 608 8 600
1989 643 9 634
1990 509 0 509
1991 523 0 523
1992 419 0 419
1993 451 0 451
1994 482 0 482
1995 300 0 300
1996 303 0 303
1997 266 0 266
1998 244 0 244
1999 239 0 239
2000 217 0 217
2001 205 0 205
2002 166 0 166
2003 190 0 190
2004 170 0 170
2005 186 0 186
2006 183 0 183
2007 219 0 219
2008 172 0 172
2009 144 0 144
2010 151 0 151
2011 135 0 135
2012 141 0 141
2013 144 0 144
2014 153 0 153
2015 133 0 133

Fun Facts about the name Jarvis

  • How many people with the first name Jarvis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,845 babies born with the first name Jarvis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jarvis to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jarvis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jarvis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jarvis is Thursday, January 1st, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Jarvis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jarvis was in 1989 with a total of 634 babies.
  • Random Jarvis Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jarvis ranks 85th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 44 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Jarvis: Your name in reverse order is Sivraj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vsjria. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jarvis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 35,350 people with the last name Jarvis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jarvis? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 12 of them will have Jarvis as their last name.

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Popularity of Jarvis as a first name

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Popularity of Jarvis as a last name

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Common last names for Jarvis

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • Barnes
  • Hall
  • Lee

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jarvis U.S.
  White 84.87% 64.26%
  African American 9.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jarvis

People with the last name Jarvis are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jarvis" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jarvis as well as things modernly associated with the name Jarvis such as celebrities named Jarvis.

English

Origin and Meaning of Jarvis

The name "Jarvis" is of English origin, and it means "Spear man". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A patronymic surname​ derived from a Middle English form of Gervase.
  2. A male given name transferred back from the surname.

Notable Persons With the Name Jarvis

Jarvis Cocker

Jarvis Cocker is an alternative rock, post-punk, britpop, indie rock, indie pop, and art rock musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1978. Jarvis was given the name Jarvis Branson Cocker on September 19th, 1963 in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Jarvis Landry

Jarvis Landry is a football player for the Miami Dolphins. Jarvis was born on November 28th, 1992 in Convent, Louisiana.

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Jarvis Jones

Jarvis Jones is an athlete for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jarvis was born on October 13th, 1989 in Richland, Georgia.

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Jarvis Varnado

Jarvis Varnado is a basketball player for the Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari, Pistoia Basket 2000, Hapoel Jerusalem B.C., Pallacanestro Virtus Roma, Sioux Falls Skyforce, Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, Iowa Energy, Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers, and Dinamo Basket Sassari in the Lega Basket Serie A and Euroleague. He has been prominent since 2010. Jarvis was born on March 1st, 1988 in Fairfax, Virginia.

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Jae Millz

Jae Millz is a hip hop music rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 2002. Jae was given the name Jarvis Mills on September 11th, 1983 in Harlem, New York, U.S. Jae is also known as J.A.E. and Yae.

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Jarvis Hayes

Jarvis Hayes is a basketball player for the Washington Wizards, Detroit Pistons, Brooklyn Nets, Aliağa Petkim, BC Krasnye Krylia, Ironi Ashkelon, S.S. Felice Scandone, and CSU Asesoft Ploiești in the Liga Națională (men's basketball). He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Jarvis was born on August 9th, 1981 in Atlanta.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jarvis

Edwin Jarvis

Edwin Jarvis is a comics character.

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Dan Jarvis

Dan Jarvis is a for Barnsley Central, Member of Parliament, and forBarnsley Central. Dan was born on November 30th, 1972 in Nottingham. Dan is also known as Dan Jarvis MBE MP.

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Martin Jarvis

Martin Jarvis is an actor, voice acting, and voice actor. His ongoing career started in 1964. Martin was born on August 4th, 1941 in Cheltenham.

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Robbie Jarvis

Robbie Jarvis is a noteworthy human. He has been prominent since 2006. Robbie was given the name Robert Stephen Jarvis on May 7th, 1986 in Yeovil. Robbie is also known as Robert Jarvis.

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Gregory Jarvis

Gregory Jarvis is an engineer.

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Cosmo Jarvis

Cosmo Jarvis is an acoustic music, indie rock, indie pop, and pop rock musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, ukulele, piano, mandolin, and banjo. He has been prominent since 2008. Cosmo was given the name Harrison Cosmo Krikoryan Jarvis on September 1st, 1989 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA.

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  • Matt Jarvis
    (soccer player)
  • Anna Jarvis
    (notable person)
  • Rebecca Jarvis
    (correspondent)
  • Jeff Jarvis
    (presenter)
  • Jonathan Jarvis
    (Director of the National Park Service)
  • Eugene Jarvis
    (video game)
  • Doug Jarvis
    (hockey player)
  • Evelyn Preer
    (actor)
  • Charlene Drew Jarvis
    (noteworthy person)
  • Oliver Jarvis
    (athlete)
  • Kyle Jarvis
    (influential somebody)
  • Piret Järvis
    (singer-songwriter)
  • Ryan Jarvis
    (soccer player)
  • Matthew Jarvis
    (leading human)

What does the name Jarvis mean?

Jis for joy, that you always bring.

Ais for admirers, and all that you have!

Ris for righteous, you know when you're right.

Vis for value, the value you place on friendship.

Iis for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Sis for sensible, the practical side.

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