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Aries Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from either of two places in Kirkcudbrightshire named Airies (earlier written Aries, Aryes). French (Ariès): from the medieval personal name Yrieix, Latin Aredius, which was borne by a 6th-century saint, an abbot of Limoges.

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


Similar surnames: Ares, Ries, Aris, Darius, Arias, Pries, Marien, Arney, Armel, Armes

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Where is the Aries family from?

You can see how Aries families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aries family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Aries families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 10 Aries families living in Ontario. This was about 53% of all the recorded Aries's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Aries families in 1911.
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What did your Aries ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aries. 34% of Aries men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Aries women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aries were Plasterer and Housewife.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Flower Grower
    13%
  • Plasterer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Housework
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Aries. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Aries lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Aries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Aries in 1964 was 78, and 82 in 2003.

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