Macarthur Family History

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Macarthur Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: see McArthur and Arthur.

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


Similar surnames: Mcarthur, Mccarter, Arthur, Mccarther, Arthurs, Mcateer, Arther

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Macarthur Family Origin

Where is the Macarthur family from?

Macarthur Family Occupations

What did your Macarthur ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Macarthur. 45% of Macarthur men worked as a Farmer and 46% of Macarthur women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Macarthur were Manager and Milanor

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Boilermaker
    10%
  • Manager
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    46%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Income
    19%
  • Milanor
    19%

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

Macarthur Historical Records

What Macarthur family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Macarthur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macarthur 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Macarthur. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Macarthur. For the veterans among your Macarthur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macarthur Life Expectancy

What is the average Macarthur lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Macarthur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Macarthur in 1954 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macarthur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macarthur 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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