Arita Name Meaning

Japanese: written with characters meaning ‘has’ or ‘owns’ and ‘rice paddy’, the actual meaning could be ‘rice paddy of ants’. It is a habitational name most common west-central Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Arata, Arima, Morita, Araya, Aita, Ariza, Kita, Marina, Ritt, Carota

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Arita Family Origin

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Arita Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Arita occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Arita's were Farmers.

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Arita Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Arita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Arita in 1962 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arita

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