Ares Family History

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Ares Name Meaning

Galician: probably a habitational name from places called Ares, in the provinces of A Coruña and Lugo in Galicia, either from the plural of ar ‘wind’, ‘air’ (compare Buenos Aires, Galician Bos Ares), or from the medieval personal name Arias (Aires), which is probably of Germanic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Aris, Bares, Ames, Aries, Aros, Mares, Vales, Ades, Arel, Lares

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Ares Family Origin

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Ares Family Occupations

What did your Ares ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ares occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 25% of Ares's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Hat Trimmer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ares. A less common occupation for the Ares family was Wood Paver.

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  • Annuitant

  • Hat Trimmer

  • Shoemaker

  • Wood Paver


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Ares Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ares. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ares 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ares. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ares. For the veterans among your Ares ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ares Life Expectancy

What is the average Ares lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ares life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Ares in 1949 was 63, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ares 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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