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Arndt Early Origins



The surname Arndt 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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Arndt Spelling Variations


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Arndt Spelling Variations



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

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Arndt Early History


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Arndt Early History



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

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Arndt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Arndt Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Arndt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Bernhard Arndt, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1731
  • Johan Bernhardt Arndt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1731
  • Herman Arndt, who arrived in America in 1732
  • Michel Arndt, who landed in America in 1732
  • Anna Maria Arndt, who arrived in America in 1732
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Arndt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hans Arndt, aged 58, landed in America in 1843
  • Dorothea Marie Arndt, aged 45, arrived in America in 1843
  • Johann David Arndt, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1845
  • His Arndt, who landed in America in 1847
  • Henry Arndt, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Arndt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Robert Arndt, who arrived in Chile in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Arndt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Arndt (post 1700)



  • Harry John Arndt (1879-1921), American Major League Baseball second baseman who played from 1902 to 1907
  • Chip Arndt (b. 1966), American gay activist, best known as a winner of The Amazing Race 4
  • Michael Arndt, American Academy Award and BAFTA winning screenwriter for Little Miss Sunshine, also known for his work on Toy Story 3 (2010), Brave (2012) and Oblivion (2013)
  • James Arndt, American politician, Mayor of Moline, Illinois, 1961-69
  • Mary Jo Arndt, American Republican politician, Hospital administrator; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2004, 2008; Member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 2008
  • Paul W. Arndt, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1972
  • Raymond Arndt, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1964
  • Thomas M. Arndt, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Palmerton, Pennsylvania, 1936
  • Benjamin F. Arndt, American politician, Postmaster at Easton, Pennsylvania, 1849-53
  • Ben Arndt, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 2010
  • ... (Another 25 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Arndt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arndt 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.

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