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Arnot Family History

Arnot Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Arnott. German: variant of Arnold.

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


Similar surnames: Arnet, Arnott, Arnt, Arndt, Arno, Parrot, Arnst, Jarnot, Barnet, Argo

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Where is the Arnot family from?

You can see how Arnot families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arnot family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Arnot families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 26 Arnot families living in Northumberland. This was about 19% of all the recorded Arnot's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Arnot families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arnot surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Arnot ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Arnot. 75% of Arnot women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Private Means
    8%
  • Domestic Servant
    6%
  • House Duties
    4%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Arnot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arnot census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Arnot. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Arnot. For the veterans among your Arnot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arnot lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Arnot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Arnot in 1956 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

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