Arlen Name Meaning

In at least a few cases, this is a respelling of German Erlen. However, the original surname of the composer Harold Arlen was Arluck (a name of obscure origin), while the playwright Michael Arlen was Kouyoumdjian, an Armenian name.

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

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Arlen Family Origin

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Arlen Family Occupations

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  • Dyer In Cotton Mill

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

In 1880, the most common Arlen occupation in the USA was Dyer In Cotton Mill. 13% of Arlen's were Dyer In Cotton Mills. A less common occupation for the Arlen family was Keeping House. Dyer In Cotton Mill, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arlen.

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Arlen Historical Records

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Arlen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Arlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Arlen in 1962 was 81, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arlen

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