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Arnao Name Meaning

Castilianized variant of Catalan Arnau, a patronymic name from Arnal(d), a personal name of Germanic origin, equivalent to Arnold. The surname, corresponding to the Italian form Arnaldi, is also found in Italy.

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


Similar surnames: Arno, Armao, Rao, Barna, Anna, Arias, Arney, Arko, Arbo, Ando

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Where is the Arnao family from?

You can see how Arnao families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arnao family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Arnao families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Arnao families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Arnao's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Arnao families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arnao surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Arnao ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arnao. 28% of Arnao men worked as a Clerk and 56% of Arnao women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arnao were Operator and Operator.

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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

  • Clerk
    28%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Operator
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Dressmaker
    56%
  • Packer
    23%
  • Operator
    23%
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Census Records

There are 688 census records available for the last name Arnao. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arnao census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 590 immigration records available for the last name Arnao. 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 155 military records available for the last name Arnao. For the veterans among your Arnao ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arnao lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Arnao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Arnao in 1958 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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