Armes Family History

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Armes Name Meaning

English: variant of Harms. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name containing the element ermin- ‘world’, ‘great’. See for example, Armentrout.

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

Similar surnames: Harmes, Ames, Arms, Imes, Ares, Grames, Arney, Aries, Armer, Gares

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Armes Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Armes name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Armes. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Portugal


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Armes Family Origin

Where is the Armes family from?

Armes Family Occupations

What did your Armes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Armes family was Blacksmith. The most common Armes occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Armes's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Fisherman and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Armes.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Fisherman

  • Ag Labourer

  • Blacksmith


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

Armes Historical Records

What Armes family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Armes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Armes 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 Armes. 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 Armes. For the veterans among your Armes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Armes Life Expectancy

What is the average Armes lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Armes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Armes in 1945 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Armes 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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