Aarhus Family History

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Aarhus Name Meaning

Norwegian (Århus): habitational name from any of 15 or so farms so named, from Old Norse á ‘river’ + hús ‘house’, ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Narum, Eachus, Barham, Garris, Parham, Mars, Harcus, Taus, Barras

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Aarhus Family Origin

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Aarhus Family Occupations

What did your Aarhus ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Mothers Help was the top reported job for people in the UK named Aarhus. 50% of Aarhus women worked as a Mothers Help

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Mothers Help
  • Secretary

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

Aarhus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 894 census records available for the last name Aarhus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aarhus 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 249 immigration records available for the last name Aarhus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 176 military records available for the last name Aarhus. For the veterans among your Aarhus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aarhus Life Expectancy

What is the average Aarhus lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Aarhus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Aarhus in 1962 was 59, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aarhus

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