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Arts Family History

Arts Name Meaning

Dutch Flemish and North German (Westphalia): patronymic from the personal name Art (see Artz compare Aerts ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Harts, Artz, Abts, Marts, Artus, Arns, Arms, Arps, Art, Catts

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Where is the Arts family from?

You can see how Arts families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arts family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Arts families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Arts family living in Indiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Arts's in USA. Indiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Arts families in 1840.
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What did your Arts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Arts. 31% of Arts men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Arts women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arts were Mechanic and Teacher. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Arts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arts 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 999 immigration records available for the last name Arts. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Arts. For the veterans among your Arts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arts lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Arts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Arts in 1957 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

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