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Arne Surname Meaning

English (northern) Swedish and German: from the (medieval) personal name Arne a short form of Arnold or in Scandinavia any of the many other Norse names of which arn ‘eagle’ is the first element for example Arnbjörn Arnfinn and Arnsten. English: habitational name from Arne a place in Dorset which is most probably named with Old English ærn ‘building house’. Norwegian: habitational name from the farmstead Arna in western Norway so named from a fjord name meaning ‘the streaming the fjord with the waves’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Arn, Arney, Arno, Aune, Carne, Warne, Tarte, Arce, Arner, Watne

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Where is the Arne family from?

You can see how Arne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Arne families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Arne families living in London. This was about 28% of all the recorded Arne's in United Kingdom. London and 1 other county had the highest population of Arne families in 1891.
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What did your Arne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Arne. 100% of Arne women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Arne. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Arne. For the veterans among your Arne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arne lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Arne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Arne in 1963 was 70, and 67 in 2004.

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