Arlt Family History

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Arlt Name Meaning

German: from the personal name, a reduced form of Arnold. It is frequent in Silesia and Upper Lausitz, where the change in form is amply documented from the 16th century.

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

Similar surnames: Art, Arno, Artz, Alt, Alm, Ahlf, Belt, Ort, Arzt, Bolt

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Arlt Family Origin

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Arlt Family Occupations

What did your Arlt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Arlt family was Farming. Farmer, Miller and Constable were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arlt. The most common Arlt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Arlt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Miller

  • Constable

  • Farming


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

Arlt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Arlt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arlt 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 965 immigration records available for the last name Arlt. 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 Arlt. For the veterans among your Arlt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arlt Life Expectancy

What is the average Arlt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Arlt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Arlt in 1962 was 73, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arlt 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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