Jarvi Name Meaning

Finnish (Järvi): topographic or ornamental name from järvi ‘lake’. During the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Järvi was widely adopted as an ornamental replacement by Finns with Swedish surnames. It is also found as a Finnish American abbreviation of names such as Järviluoma and Sikojärvi.

List of People with Surname Jarvi

Based on our public records, there are a total of 419 people with the surname Jarvi. Among these people surnamed Jarvi, there are approximately 140 distinct names, with an average of 2 people who share the same name. William Jarvi, Richard Jarvi and John Jarvi are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Jarvi, with 13, 11 and 10 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Michigan has the most people surnamed Jarvi, with a total of 94 people, and there are a total of 74 distinct names among these people. Minnesota is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Jarvi, with a total of 89 people and an average of 58 distinct names.