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Arno Name Meaning

Italian (Arnò): from the medieval Greek personal name Arnos meaning ‘lamb’. From a reduced form of the Italian personal name Arnao (see Arnold). Dutch and German: from a short form of the personal name Arnout or Arnold. Respelling of French Arnaud.

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


Similar surnames: Arne, Arn, Arnao, Arko, Maro, Artz, Arbo, Arco, Aro, Marko

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Where is the Arno family from?

You can see how Arno families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arno family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Arno families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Arno families living in Maine. This was about 40% of all the recorded Arno's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Arno families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arno surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Arno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arno. 25% of Arno men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Arno women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arno were Salesman and Dressmaker.

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    23%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Operator
    17%
  • Dressmaker
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Arno. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Arno. For the veterans among your Arno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arno lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Arno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Arno in 1958 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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