Arnst Family History

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Arnst Name Meaning

Probably a variant of German Ernst.

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

Similar surnames: Ernst, Arnot, Arnt, Arns, Arnet, Earnst, Ast, Arnott, Arnn, Ernest

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Arnst Family Origin

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Arnst Family Occupations

What did your Arnst ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Drepmaker and Foundry Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Arnst. The most common Arnst occupation in the UK was Drepmaker. 50% of Arnst's were Drepmakers.

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  • Drepmaker

  • Foundry Labourer


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

Arnst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Arnst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arnst 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 765 immigration records available for the last name Arnst. 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 432 military records available for the last name Arnst. For the veterans among your Arnst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arnst Life Expectancy

What is the average Arnst lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Arnst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Arnst in 1946 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arnst 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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