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Arenas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places called Arenas, from the plural of arena ‘sand’ (Latin (h)arena).

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

Similar surnames: Arena, Cardenas, Regas, Ares, Avena, Arras, Duenas, Barcenas, Urena

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Arenas Family Origin

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Arenas Family Occupations

What did your Arenas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Arenas. The most common Arenas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Arenas's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Arenas family was Tailor.

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  • Laborer

  • Merchant

  • Tailor


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Arenas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Arenas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arenas 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Arenas. 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 Arenas. For the veterans among your Arenas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arenas Life Expectancy

What is the average Arenas lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Arenas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Arenas in 1945 was 43, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arenas

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