Arrold Family History

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Arrold Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Arnold, Armold, Harrold, Harold, Arrow, Herold, Carroll, Appold

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Arrold Family Origin

Where is the Arrold family from?

Arrold Family Occupations

What did your Arrold ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assurance Agent and Hosiery Overlocker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Arrold. 34% of Arrold men worked as an Assurance Agent

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assurance Agent
  • Bank Clerk (retired)
  • Dispenser

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Hosiery Overlocker

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

Arrold Historical Records

What Arrold family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 438 census records available for the last name Arrold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arrold census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Arrold

Passenger List

There are 25 immigration records available for the last name Arrold. 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 38 military records available for the last name Arrold. For the veterans among your Arrold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arrold Life Expectancy

What is the average Arrold lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arrold 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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