Arpin Family History

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Arpin Name Meaning

French: variant of the occupational name Harpin ‘harper’. French: Savoy dialect form of the topographic name Alpin ‘dweller in the Alps’.

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

Similar surnames: Harpin, Sartin, Ardon, Carlin, Brin, Arkin, Alphin, Garin, Darin

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Arpin Family Origin

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Arpin Family Occupations

What did your Arpin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Modiste were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Arpin. 28% of Arpin men worked as a Cultivateur and 11% of Arpin women worked as a Modiste. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arpin were Laborer and Tudiant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Farmer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Modiste
  • Mnagre
  • Servante
  • Tudiant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Arpin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Arpin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arpin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 783 immigration records available for the last name Arpin. 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 Card

There are 916 military records available for the last name Arpin. For the veterans among your Arpin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arpin Life Expectancy

What is the average Arpin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Arpin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Arpin in 1956 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arpin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arpin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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