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Arvidson Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swedish Arvidsson or Norwegian and Danish Arvidsen, patronymics from the personal name Arvid, composed of Old Norse arn ‘eagle’ + ví{dh}r ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Davidson, Anfinson, Aronson, Narveson, Alverson, Larrison, Arnason

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Arvidson Family Origin

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Arvidson Family Occupations

What did your Arvidson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arvidson. A less common occupation for the Arvidson family was House Keeper. The most common Arvidson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Arvidson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • House Keeper

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Arvidson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Arvidson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Arvidson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arvidson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Arvidson. 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 Card

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

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Arvidson Life Expectancy

What is the average Arvidson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Arvidson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Arvidson in 1943 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arvidson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arvidson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Arvidson Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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