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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Arms family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Arms surname or get a copy of the Arms family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Arms Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Arms Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Arms family tree.

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Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Arms family using the FreeBMD database.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 58 people with the Arms surname in the UK? Arms is now ranked number 3988 for popularity in the UK.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Arms surname in the USA? Arms is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Arms Databases

Check out the Ellis Island Database for information on the Arms family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Arms

Wikipedia Russell Arms (born February 3, 1920,Berkeley, California) is an American actor and singer.
Wikipedia Harrison Arms (died 1917) was a Toledo, Ohio livery and stable operator who, in 1885, formed the Arms Palace Horse Car Company for the purpose of transporting racehorses and other high-value animals by rail in a specialized type of "horse car" of his own design.