Artis Family History

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Artis Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from the French province of Artois, from Anglo-Norman French Arteis (from Latin Atrebates, the name of the local Gaulish tribe). French: from Old French artis ‘woodworm’, Old Occitan arta ‘moth’, possibly applied as a nickname for someone suffering from a wasting disease, perhaps leprosy.

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

Similar surnames: Curtis, Annis, Artist, Marti, Aris, Martis, Dardis, Astin, Hartis

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Artis Family Origin

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Artis Family Occupations

What did your Artis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Artis family was Labourer. Farmer, Grocer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Artis. The most common Artis occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Artis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Laborer

  • Labourer


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

Artis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Artis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Artis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Artis. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Artis. For the veterans among your Artis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Artis Life Expectancy

What is the average Artis lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Artis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Artis in 1949 was 39, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Artis 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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