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Artus Name Meaning

French and German: from a medieval variant of Arthur.

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


Similar surnames: Artuso, Martus, Arts, Arter, Arras, Artz, Marts, Arns, Preus, Artist

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Where is the Artus family from?

You can see how Artus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Artus family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Artus families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Artus families living in Virginia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Artus's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Artus families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Artus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Artus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleswoman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Artus. 24% of Artus men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Artus women worked as a Saleswoman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Artus were Farmer and Cashier.

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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
    24%
  • Machinist
    13%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleswoman
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Cashier
    34%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Artus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Artus 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 582 immigration records available for the last name Artus. 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 765 military records available for the last name Artus. For the veterans among your Artus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Artus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Artus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Artus in 1963 was 68, and 90 in 2004.

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