Arend Family History

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Arend Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a personal name of Germanic origin, derived from the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. Compare German Arndt.

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

Similar surnames: Arendt, Brand, Amend, Arends, Arens, Arent, Abend, Armand, Arno

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Arend Family Origin

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Arend Family Occupations

What did your Arend ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arend. The most common Arend occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Arend's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Arend family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker


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

Arend Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Arend. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arend 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Arend. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Arend. For the veterans among your Arend ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arend Life Expectancy

What is the average Arend lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Arend life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Arend in 1959 was 28, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arend

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arend 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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