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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)

Notable Persons Named Arp

Arp Schnitger was an organ builder. Arp was born on July 2nd, 1648 in Brake, Lower Saxony. He left this life on July 28th, 1719.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Arp

Jean Arp was an artist in the fields of sculpture and painting. Jean was born on September 16th, 1886 in Strasbourg. He breathed his last breath on June 7th, 1966.


Halton Arp was a scientist in the field of astronomy. Halton was born on March 21st, 1927. He died on December 28th, 2013.


Robert was born on March 20th, 1970.


Bill Arp was an author, editor, and politician. Bill was given the name Charles Henry Smith on June 15th, 1826 in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He passed away on August 24th, 1903.


Dean was born on July 7th, 1966.


Andrice was born in 1969.


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Popularity of Arp as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arp U.S.
  White 93.56% 64.26%
  African American 2.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.29% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arp

People with the last name Arp are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arp

  • How Popular is the name Arp? As a last name Arp was the 9,560th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Arp first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Arp is Tuesday, December 12th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Arp? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Arp. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Arp: Your name in reverse order is Pra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arp. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arp? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,401 people with the last name Arp.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arp? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Arp as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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