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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. United States historian and political philosopher (born in Germany) (1906-1975)

Notable Persons Named Arendt

He left this life on May 24th, 1589.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Arendt

Hannah Arendt was a philosopher. Hannah was born on October 14th, 1906 in Linden, German Empire. She breathed her last breath on December 4th, 1975.


Nicole Arendt is a tennis player. Nicole was born on August 26th, 1969 in Somerville, New Jersey.


Gisela was born on November 5th, 1918 in Berlin. She breathed her last breath on February 18th, 1969.


Helga was born on April 24th, 1964. She passed away on March 11th, 2013.


Henriette was born on November 11th, 1874 in Königsberg. She passed away on August 22nd, 1922.


Heinz was born on May 16th, 1917 in Berlin. He left this life on January 5th, 2006.


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Popularity of Arendt as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arendt U.S.
  White 94.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arendt

People with the last name Arendt are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arendt

  • How Popular is the name Arendt? As a last name Arendt was the 11,829th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Arendt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Arendt is Wednesday, July 1st, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Arendt? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Arendt. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Arendt: Your name in reverse order is Tdnera. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dtaren. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arendt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,646 people with the last name Arendt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arendt? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arendt as their last name since less than 1 person in 111k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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