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Aros Name Meaning

Galician and Catalan (Arós): unexplained. This surname is most common in Chile and Mexico. Hungarian (Áros): occupational name for a merchant or a shopkeeper from árus ‘seller’. Norwegian (Åros): habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Åros from å ‘stream’ + os ‘estuary’.

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


Similar surnames: Baros, Aro, Ares, Ros, Oros, Aris, Amos, Arcos, Arne, Boros

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Where is the Aros family from?

You can see how Aros families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aros family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Aros families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Aros families living in Arizona. This was about 64% of all the recorded Aros's in USA. Arizona had the highest population of Aros families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aros surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Aros. 67% of Aros men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Aros women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aros were Sheep Shearer and Housework. .

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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
    67%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Sheep Shearer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Housework
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Aros. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aros 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 798 immigration records available for the last name Aros. 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 649 military records available for the last name Aros. For the veterans among your Aros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aros lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Aros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Aros in 1945 was 33, and 52 in 2004.

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