Arn Name Meaning

Swedish: from a short form of any of the many Norse names of which arn ‘eagle’ is the first element, for example Arnbjorn, Arnfinn, and Arnsten. Swiss German: habitational name from Arn near Zürich, or from a house name, Middle High German arn ‘eagle’. Variant spelling of English Arne.

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

Similar surnames: Arne, Warn, Ahn, Aro, Arno, Art, Arp, Hain, Ard, Corn

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Arn Family Origin

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Arn Family Occupations

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In 1881, Farmer and Tailoress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Arn. The most common Arn occupation in Canada was Farmer. 86% of Arn's were Farmers.

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Arn Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Arn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Arn in 1962 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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