Arabian Family History

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Arabian Name Meaning

Armenian: patronymic from the ethnic term arab ‘Arab’.

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

Similar surnames: Sarafian, Arabia, Avakian, Abajian, Adamian, Azarian, Gharibian

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Arabian Family Origin

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Arabian Family Occupations

What did your Arabian ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Arabian occupation in Canada was Barber. 50% of Arabian's were Barbers. Barber and Sailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Arabian.

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  • Barber

  • Sailor


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

Arabian Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 586 census records available for the last name Arabian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arabian 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 542 immigration records available for the last name Arabian. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 721 military records available for the last name Arabian. For the veterans among your Arabian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arabian Life Expectancy

What is the average Arabian lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Arabian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Arabian in 1962 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arabian 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.

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