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Arita Name Meaning

Japanese: written with characters meaning ‘has’ or ‘owns’ and ‘rice paddy’, the actual meaning could be ‘rice paddy of ants’. It is a habitational name most common west-central Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Arata, Arima, Morita, Araya, Aita, Ariza, Kita, Marina, Ritt, Carota

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Arita Family Origin

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Arita Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Arita occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Arita's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Arita Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Arita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arita 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Arita. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Arita. For the veterans among your Arita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arita Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Arita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Arita in 1962 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arita 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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