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Ares Name Meaning

Galician: probably a habitational name from places called Ares, in the provinces of A Coruña and Lugo in Galicia, either from the plural of ar ‘wind’, ‘air’ (compare Buenos Aires, Galician Bos Ares), or from the medieval personal name Arias (Aires), which is probably of Germanic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Aris, Bares, Ames, Aries, Aros, Mares, Vales, Ades, Arel, Lares

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You can see how Ares families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ares family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ares families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 53 Ares families living in Quebec. This was about 82% of all the recorded Ares's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Ares families in 1911.
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What did your Ares ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the CA named Ares. 50% of Ares men worked as a Cultivateur.

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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 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Cultivateur
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ares. 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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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Ares. For the veterans among your Ares ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ares lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ares life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Ares in 1949 was 63, and 67 in 2004.

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