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Arvidson Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swedish Arvidsson or Norwegian and Danish Arvidsen, patronymics from the personal name Arvid, composed of Old Norse arn ‘eagle’ + ví{dh}r ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Davidson, Anfinson, Aronson, Narveson, Alverson, Larrison, Arnason

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Where is the Arvidson family from?

You can see how Arvidson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arvidson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Arvidson families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Arvidson families living in Warwickshire. This was about 47% of all the recorded Arvidson's in the UK. Warwickshire had the highest population of Arvidson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arvidson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Arvidson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Arvidson. .

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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
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Arvidson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, 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 Arvidson. For the veterans among your Arvidson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arvidson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Arvidson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Arvidson in 1943 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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