Arya Family History

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Arya Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu name found in several communities, from Sanskrit arya ‘honorable man’ or ‘man of the Aryan race’. In the Panjab it is a Jat name based on the name of a Jat clan.

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

Similar surnames: Tara, Araya, Arata, Kara, Varma, Arne, Barba, Arno, Noya, Arra

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Arya Family Origin

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Arya Family Occupations

What did your Arya ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Medical Student was the top reported job for people in the UK named Arya.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Medical Student

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Arya Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 186 census records available for the last name Arya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arya 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 152 immigration records available for the last name Arya. 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 3 military records available for the last name Arya. For the veterans among your Arya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arya Life Expectancy

What is the average Arya lifespan?

Between 1987 and 2004, in the United States, Arya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Arya in 1987 was 78, and 75 in 2004.

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