Arend History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The colorful history of Germany 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 Saxony derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons who inhabited the territory after the fall of the Roman Empire.
Early Origins of the Arend family
The surname Arend was first found in Saxony, 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.
Early History of the Arend family
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Arend Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ahrens, Arens, Ahrends, Ahrendt, Ahren, Aren, Ahrren, Ahrrens, Ahrenz and many more.
Early Notables of the Arend family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Arend is the 14,423rd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
| Arend migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arend Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Jacob Arend, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749 
Arend Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Peter Arend, who arrived in Brazil in 1825 
- M Elis Arend, who arrived in America in 1845 
- Miss Arend, who arrived in North America in 1846 
- Elisabeth Clemens Arend, aged 25, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848 
- Jean Arend, aged 33, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848 
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|Contemporary Notables of the name Arend (post 1700) ||+|
- Harry Oscar Arend (1903-1966), American politician, U.S. Attorney for the 4th District of Alaska Territory, 1944-49; Justice of Alaska State Supreme Court, 1960-64 
- Anthony Clark Arend (b. 1958), American Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University
- Geoffrey Arend (b. 1978), American actor
- Frederik van den Arend (b. 1894), American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Leipzig, 1923-27; U.S. Consul in Leipzig, 1927-29; Pernambuco, 1929-32; Amsterdam, 1932-36; Surabaya, 1936-39; U.S. Consul General in Chungking, 1949 
- Dieter Arend (b. 1914), German gold medalist rower at the 1936 Summer Olympics
- Sylvain Julien Victor Arend (1902-1992), Belgian astronomer
- Peter Arend Stoffer (b. 1956), Canadian politician, Shadow Minister for Veterans Affairs (2011-2015)
- Arend Donselaar "Don" Lubbers (b. 1931), American educator, President of Grand Valley State University
- Arend Willem Langenberg (1949-2012), Dutch voice-over, voice actor and radio presenter
- Arend Jantinus "Arie" van de Bunt (b. 1969), former Dutch water polo goalkeeper
- "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
- Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html