Arensdorf Family History

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Arensdorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Arensdorf or Ahrensdorf, ‘village of A(h)rens’ (see Arend and Dorf). There is one Arensdorf near Frankfurt an der Oder and there are several places called Ahrensdorf north and south of Berlin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Reisdorf, Arensberg, Kasdorf, Alsdorf, Orendorff, Wendorf, Bendorf

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Arensdorf Family Origin

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Arensdorf Family Occupations

What did your Arensdorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Exchange Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arensdorf. 20% of Arensdorf men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Arensdorf women worked as an Exchange Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arensdorf were Farm Laborer and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Exchange Clerk
    20%
  • House Maid
    20%
  • Sealer
    20%
  • Servant
    20%

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

Arensdorf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 914 census records available for the last name Arensdorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arensdorf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 52 immigration records available for the last name Arensdorf. 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 Card

There are 162 military records available for the last name Arensdorf. For the veterans among your Arensdorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arensdorf Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Arensdorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Arensdorf in 1965 was 89, and 84 in 2004.

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