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Arias Family History

Arias Name Meaning

Spanish: from the popular medieval personal name Arias which is probably of Germanic origin. Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Spanish family name.

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

Similar surnames: Carias, Aris, Aries, Arian, Urias, Frias, Armas, Arras, Trias, Fries

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Where is the Arias family from?

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

What did your Arias ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Arias. 41% of Arias men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Arias women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arias were Salesman and Sewing. .

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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
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Seamstress
  • Laborer
  • Sewing
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Arias. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Arias. For the veterans among your Arias ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arias lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Arias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Arias in 1942 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

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