Arena Family History

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Arena Name Meaning

Italian (southern) and Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places named with arena ‘sand’, ‘sandy place’, also ‘arena’, ‘(bull) ring’.

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

Similar surnames: Arenas, Avena, Urena, Brenna, Arata, Arola, Araya, Armenta, Arana

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Arena Family Origin

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Arena Family Occupations

What did your Arena ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arena. 24% of Arena men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Arena women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arena were Proprietor and Finisher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • New Worker
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Housewife
  • Finisher

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

Arena Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Arena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arena 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Arena. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Arena. For the veterans among your Arena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arena Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Arena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Arena in 1942 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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