Arne Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Arne Name Meaning

Northern English and Swedish: from the medieval personal name Arne, a short form of Arnold or, in Scandinavia, any of the many other Norse names of which arn ‘eagle’ is the first element, for example Arnbjörn, Arnfinn, and Arnsten. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in western Norway, so named from a fjord name meaning ‘the streaming’, ‘the fjord with the waves’. English: habitational name from Arne, a place in Dorset, which is most probably named with Old English ærn ‘building’, ‘house’.

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

Similar surnames: Arn, Arney, Arno, Aune, Carne, Warne, Tarte, Arce, Arner, Watne

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Arne Family Origin

Where is the Arne family from?

Arne Family Occupations

What did your Arne ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner and Publican (Retd) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Arne. The most common Arne occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Arne's were Coal Miners.

View Census data for Arne | Data not to scale

  • Coal Miner

  • Publican (Retd)


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

Arne Historical Records

What Arne family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Arne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Arne

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Arne. 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.

View all Arne immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Arne. For the veterans among your Arne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Arne military records

You've only scratched the surface of Arne family history.

Arne Life Expectancy

What is the average Arne lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Arne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Arne in 1963 was 70, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arne 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.

Look up another name