Arp Name Meaning

German: variant of Erb. North German, Dutch, and Danish: from the personal name Arp, derived from Middle Low German erp ‘dark brown’.

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


Similar surnames: Harp, Art, Karp, Arn, Carp, App, Erp, Asp, Ahn, Arb

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Arp Family Origin

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Arp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Drayman

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Arp family was Drayman. The most common Arp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Arp's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arp.

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Arp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Arp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Arp in 1941 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arp

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