Macarthur Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Macarthur Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: see McArthur and Arthur.

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


Similar surnames: Mcarthur, Mccarter, Arthur, Mccarther, Arthurs, Mcateer, Arther

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Macarthur Family Origin

Where is the Macarthur family from?

Macarthur Family Occupations

What did your Macarthur ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Macarthur family was Keeping House. The most common Macarthur occupation in the USA was Coal Dealer. 17% of Macarthur's were Coal Dealers. Coal Dealer, Custom House Broker and Judge S.C. Of D.C. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macarthur.

View Census data for Macarthur | Data not to scale

  • Coal Dealer

    17%
  • Custom House Broker

    17%
  • Judge S.C. Of D.C.

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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

Macarthur Historical Records

What Macarthur family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Macarthur

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Macarthur. 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.

View all Macarthur immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Macarthur military records

You've only scratched the surface of Macarthur family history.

Macarthur Life Expectancy

What is the average Macarthur lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Macarthur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Macarthur in 1954 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macarthur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macarthur 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 Macarthur Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Look up another name