Arms Name Meaning

English: variant of Harms. German: variant of Armes 2.

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

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Arms Family Origin

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Arms Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Labourer

    12%
  • Batch Case Maker

    6%
  • Clergeyman

    6%

In 1881, the most common Arms occupation in Canada was Farmer. 65% of Arms's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Batch Case Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arms. A less common occupation for the Arms family was Clergeyman.

Source: Census data for Arms | Data not to scale

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Arms Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Arms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Arms in 1945 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arms

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