Armor Family History

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Armor Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish and northern Irish Armour, now found predominantly in England.

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


Similar surnames: Armour, Larmore, Larmer, Amos, Arnot, Harmon, Garmon, Armon, Armer

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Armor Family Origin

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Armor Family Occupations

What did your Armor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Armor. The most common Armor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Armor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Armor family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Armor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Armor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Armor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Armor

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Armor. 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 Armor. For the veterans among your Armor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Armor Life Expectancy

What is the average Armor lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Armor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Armor in 1941 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Armor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Armor 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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