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Ahrendt Early Origins



The surname Ahrendt was first found in Bavaria, where the family was anciently associated with the political and religious conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. The family established numerous branches as family members acquired manors and estates in surrounding regions, where they contributed to the prosperity of their society. The name originated in the central German regions as a variation of the southern German "Arndt" and the northern German "Arnold."

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Ahrendt Spelling Variations


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Ahrendt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ahrends, Ahrens, Arens, Ahren, Aren, Ahrren, Ahrrens, Ahrenz and many more.

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Ahrendt Early History


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Ahrendt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ahrendt research. Another 419 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1825, 1779, 1855, 1809, 1792, 1792, 1555, 1621 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Ahrendt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ahrendt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ahrendt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ahrendt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ahrendt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Louis Ahrendt, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • Wilhelm Ahrendt, who landed in Ohio in 1861
  • Wilhelm L Ahrendt, who arrived in New York, NY in 1861

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ahrendt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ahrendt (post 1700)



  • Bernd Ahrendt, German two-time gold medalist rower
  • Christian Ahrendt (b. 1963), German politician and member of the Free Democratic Party (FDP)
  • Peter Ahrendt (1934-2013), German silver medalist sailor at the 1964 Summer Olympics
  • Lothar Ahrendt (b. 1936), German politician, Minister of Interior (1989-1990)

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Ahrendt Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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    The Ahrendt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ahrendt Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 27 February 2014 at 08:35.

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