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Arbo Family History

Arbo Name Meaning

Respelling of French Harbaud, a personal name of Germanic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Arno, Ambs, Arbon, Arko, Nardo, Ardon, Albo, Arnao, Bobo, Armao

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Where is the Arbo family from?

You can see how Arbo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arbo family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Arbo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Arbo family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Arbo's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Arbo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arbo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Arbo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arbo. 48% of Arbo men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Arbo women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arbo were Clerk and Laborer.

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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
    48%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Owner
    14%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Arbo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arbo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 301 immigration records available for the last name Arbo. 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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Draft Cards

There are 485 military records available for the last name Arbo. For the veterans among your Arbo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arbo lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Arbo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Arbo in 1958 was 26, and 73 in 2004.

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