Dart Family History

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Dart Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a settlement on the river Dart in Devon, which is named from a British term meaning ‘oak’ and is thus a cognate of Darwin 2. English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of arrows, from Middle English dart (from Old French darde).

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

Similar surnames: Hart, Cart, Mart, Daft, Bart, Dark, Tart, Warth, Day, Darr

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Dart Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dart name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Dart. 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


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Dart Family Origin

Where is the Dart family from?

Dart Family Occupations

What did your Dart ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dart. A less common occupation for the Dart family was General Laborer. The most common Dart occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Dart's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • General Laborer


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

Dart Historical Records

What Dart family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Dart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dart 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Dart. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Dart. For the veterans among your Dart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dart Life Expectancy

What is the average Dart lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Dart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dart in 1947 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dart 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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