Arendt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Arendt family

The surname Arendt 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."

Important Dates for the Arendt family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arendt research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1825, 1779, 1855, 1809, 1792, 1792, 1555, 1621 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Arendt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Arendt Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Arendt family (pre 1700)

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Arendt migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Arendt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Carl Arendt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Hans Herman Arendt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Johan Caspar Arendt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Christian Arendt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Jacobus Arendt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Arendt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Heinrich F Arendt, who arrived in New York, NY in 1853 [1]
  • Miss Arendt, who arrived in North America in 1881 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Arendt (post 1700)

  • Nicole Arendt (b. 1969), American tennis player
  • Helga Arendt (1964-2013), West German gold medalist sprinter at the 1989 World Indoor Championships
  • Gisela Arendt (1918-1969), German Olympic swimmer
  • Niels Henrik Arendt (1950-2015), Danish Church of Denmark prelate, Bishop of Haderslev from 1999 to 2013
  • Aleksander Arendt, president of Kashubian-Pomeranian Association
  • Hannah Arendt (1906-1975), German/American philosopher
  • Isabella Arendt Laursen (b. 1993), Danish politician, leader for the Christian Democrats's youth wing KDup

Citations

  1. ^ 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)
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