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Arendt Early Origins



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."

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Arendt Spelling Variations


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Arendt Spelling Variations



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

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Arendt Early History


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Arendt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arendt 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 Arendt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Arendt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Arendt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arendt 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:

Arendt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Carl Arendt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Hans Herman Arendt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Johan Caspar Arendt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Christian Arendt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Jacobus Arendt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764
  • ... (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
  • Miss Arendt, who arrived in North America in 1881

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Contemporary Notables of the name Arendt (post 1700)


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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

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    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    4. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Arendt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arendt 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 28 August 2015 at 12:45.

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