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Arbuthnot Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from a place called Arbuthnott, south of Aberdeen, earlier Aberbuthnot, a Pictish place name from aber ‘confluence’ + the stream name Buadhnat (the Gaelic form) meaning ‘virtuous’ or ‘healing’, i.e. the stream was regarded as holy, with healing properties.

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


Similar surnames: Tarbutton, Arno, Auton, Garbutt, Araujo, Baruth, Drought, Grunow

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Arbuthnot Family Origin

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Arbuthnot Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farmer Son

    6%
  • Message Boy

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arbuthnot. A less common occupation for the Arbuthnot family was Message Boy. The most common Arbuthnot occupation in Canada was Farmer. 69% of Arbuthnot's were Farmers.

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Arbuthnot Life Expectancy

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