Ardis Family History

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Ardis Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of Allardice (see Alderdice). Possibly a variant of Artis.

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

Similar surnames: Aldis, Artis, Dardis, Ermis, Addis, Harris, Garis, Ris, Mardis, Faris

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Ardis Family Origin

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Ardis Family Occupations

What did your Ardis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ardis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ardis's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ardis. A less common occupation for the Ardis family was Boot & Shoe Repairer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Banker

  • Boot & Shoe Repairer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ardis ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ardis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ardis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ardis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 740 immigration records available for the last name Ardis. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ardis. For the veterans among your Ardis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ardis Life Expectancy

What is the average Ardis lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ardis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Ardis in 1956 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ardis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ardis ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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