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Arcement Name Meaning

French: of uncertain origin. If this comes through the French Canadian tradition, it could be an alteration of a German name ending in -mann, for example Hartzmann. The process is seen in the Alsatian name Impelmann, which changed to Amplement.

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


Similar surnames: Authement, Parchment, Rembert, Ackert, Regen, Clement, Present

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Where is the Arcement family from?

You can see how Arcement families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arcement family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Arcement families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 31 Arcement families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Arcement's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Arcement families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arcement surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Arcement ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arcement. 55% of Arcement men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Arcement women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arcement were Bartender and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    55%
  • Farmer
    30%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Bartender
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    34%
  • Cook
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 45 immigration records available for the last name Arcement. 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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There are 420 military records available for the last name Arcement. For the veterans among your Arcement ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arcement lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Arcement life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Arcement in 1948 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

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