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Arent Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Arend. Altered form of German Arndt.

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


Similar surnames: Arenz, Arentz, Arens, Arnt, Arant, Arend, Arendt, Ament, Kren, Arno

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Arent Family Origin

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Arent Family Occupations

What did your Arent ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Arent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Arent's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arent. A less common occupation for the Arent family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Arent Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Arent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arent 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Arent. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Arent. For the veterans among your Arent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arent Life Expectancy

What is the average Arent lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Arent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Arent in 1953 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arent ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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