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Arndt Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Swedish: from a personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. Compare English Arnold.

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

Similar surnames: Arendt, Arnot, Arnet, Arno, Arnett, Bendt, Arney, Arntz, Sindt, Arlt

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Where is the Arndt family from?

You can see how Arndt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arndt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Arndt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 13 Arndt families living in Lancashire. This was about 35% of all the recorded Arndt's in United Kingdom. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Arndt families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arndt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Arndt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Arndt. 100% of Arndt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Arndt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arndt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Arndt. 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 Cards

There are 21,000 military records available for the last name Arndt. For the veterans among your Arndt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arndt lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Arndt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Arndt in 1949 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

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