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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills) ("the college of arts and sciences")
  1. plural of art.
  2. the humanities.
    1. the study of languages and literature.
    2. the study of literature, philosophy, and the arts.
  3. liberal arts.

arts was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Danish, Dutch, French, Latvian, and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Arts

Alexis Arts is a magic (illusion), escapology, actor, dance, creative director, illusionist, escapologist, dancer, and creative director(theatre). He has been prominent since 1992. Alexis was given the name Danilo Audiello on May 5th, 1986.


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Where is the name Arts popular?

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Popularity of Arts as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arts U.S.
  White 92.12% 64.26%
  African American 4.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arts

People with the last name Arts are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arts

  • How Popular is the name Arts? As a last name Arts was the 40,144th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Arts first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Arts is Friday, July 3rd, 1896.
  • How unique is the name Arts? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Arts. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Arts: Your name in reverse order is Stra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Srat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arts? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 546 people with the last name Arts.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arts? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arts as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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