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Arenberg Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name composed of the personal name A(a)ron + German Berg ‘mountain’.

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

Similar surnames: Renberg, Adelberg, Arensberg, Gartenberg, Kronberg, Grunberg

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Where is the Arenberg family from?

You can see how Arenberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arenberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Arenberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Arenberg families living in Nova Scotia. This was 100% of all the recorded Arenberg's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Arenberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arenberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Arenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Arenberg. 24% of Arenberg men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Arenberg women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Owner
  • Painter
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
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What Arenberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 987 census records available for the last name Arenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arenberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 475 immigration records available for the last name Arenberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 797 military records available for the last name Arenberg. For the veterans among your Arenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arenberg lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Arenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Arenberg in 1960 was 59, and 86 in 2003.

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