Arneson Family History

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Arneson Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Arnesson or Norwegian and Danish Arnesen, patronymics from Arne. Arnison is a frequent surname in northern England, and in some cases Arneson could be a respelling of this.

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

Similar surnames: Arnson, Arnason, Arnesen, Aronson, Bartelson, Matteson, Monson

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Arneson Family Origin

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Arneson Family Occupations

What did your Arneson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arneson. A less common occupation for the Arneson family was Laborer. The most common Arneson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Arneson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Arneson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Arneson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arneson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Arneson. 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 Arneson. For the veterans among your Arneson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arneson Life Expectancy

What is the average Arneson lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Arneson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Arneson in 1950 was 30, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arneson 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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