Arne Family History

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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

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Arne Family Origin

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Arne Family Occupations

What did your Arne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant School Mast and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Arne. 17% of Arne men worked as an Assistant School Mast and 25% of Arne women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arne were French Polisher (builder and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant School Mast
    17%
  • Assurance Dealer Retired
    17%
  • Counter Assistant
    17%
  • French Polisher (builder
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    25%
  • Clerk (davey)
    9%
  • Clerk Incapasitated Ill Heav
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Arne Historical Records

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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