Arness Family History

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Arness Name Meaning

English: variant of Harness.

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

Similar surnames: Garness, Harness, Anness, Ernest, Barnes, Varnes, Veness, Arnett

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Arness Family Origin

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Arness Family Occupations

What did your Arness ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Arness family was Mill Sawyer. The most common Arness occupation in the UK was Farmer. 25% of Arness's were Farmers. Farmer, Housekeeper Dom and Housekeeper Domestic Serv were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arness.

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  • Farmer

  • Housekeeper Dom

  • Housekeeper Domestic Serv

  • Mill Sawyer


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

Arness Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Arness Life Expectancy

What is the average Arness lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Arness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Arness in 1964 was 78, and 99 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arness

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arness 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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