provides a glimpse at the oldest origins of the Arend family. In the medieval era, the German lands were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The ancient dukedom of
who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.
, where the family was well established by the Middle Ages. The name originated in the central German regions as a variation of the southern German "Arndt" and the northern German "Arnold." Early records show the name in Hamburg around the year 900.
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of this family name include: Ahrens, Arens, Ahrends, Ahrendt, Ahren, Aren, Ahrren, Ahrrens, Ahrenz and many more.