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Where is the Arms family from?
You can see how Arms families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arms family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Arms families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Arms families living in Massachusetts. This was about 26% of all the recorded Arms's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Arms families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arms surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Arms. 24% of Arms men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Arms women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arms were Farm Laborer and Cook. .