Arps Family History

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Arps Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Arp. Americanized form of Erbes.

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

Similar surnames: Arp, Arts, Harps, Garms, Artz, Harts, Ris, Bares, Prus, Arns

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Arps Family Origin

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Arps Family Occupations

What did your Arps ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Arps family was Laborer. The most common Arps occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Arps's were Farmers. Farmer, Foreman On R.R. and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arps.

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  • Farmer

  • Foreman On R.R.

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Arps ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Arps Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Arps. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arps 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 748 immigration records available for the last name Arps. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Arps. For the veterans among your Arps ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arps Life Expectancy

What is the average Arps lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Arps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Arps in 1963 was 75, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arps 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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