Arning Family History

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Arning Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Arne. Swedish: probably of the same origin as the German name, but in Swedish the suffix -ing is commonly used in forming ornamental names from many different vocabulary words and from place names, as well as from personal names; the underlying etymon could be arn ‘eagle’.

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

Similar surnames: Arling, Carling, Kring, Harding, Kanning, Ring, Harting, Froning

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Arning Family Origin

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Arning Family Occupations

What did your Arning ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Arning occupation in the UK was Shipping Merchant. 100% of Arning's were Shipping Merchants.

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  • Shipping Merchant


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Arning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Arning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arning 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 340 immigration records available for the last name Arning. 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 388 military records available for the last name Arning. For the veterans among your Arning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arning Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Arning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Arning in 1963 was 74, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arning 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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