Art Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a reduced form of the personal names Arnold and Dutch Alaert or German Ahlert. The Dutch name could also be derived from Adriaan, a Dutch form of Adrian. Irish: from the Gaelic personal name Art meaning ‘bear’ (see McCart).

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

Similar surnames: Hart, Artz, Bart, Ort, Arlt, Arn, Abt, Arp, Cart, Apt

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Art Family Origin

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Art Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Art family was Second Hand. The most common Art occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Art's were Farmers. Farmer and School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Art.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Second Hand


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Art Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Art. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Art 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

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Draft Card

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Art Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Art life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Art in 1954 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

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