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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arnim

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  • A user from India says the name Arnim is of German origin and means "First rays of sun, intelligent".
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Notable Persons Named Arnim

Arnim Zola is a comics character.


Curly Fox was a country music and old-time music musician. He plays Fiddle. His most notable accomplishments were from 1935 to 1963. Curly was given the name Arnim LeRoy Fox on November 9th, 1910 in Graysville, Tennessee. He left this life on November 10th, 1995.


His military service ended in 1910.


Arnim was born on March 12th, 1922 in Szczecin. He died on August 3rd, 1998.


Arnim E Whisler 3rd is a businessperson and businessman.


Arnim was born in 1963.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Arnim

Hans-Jürgen von Arnim is a military person.


Elizabeth von Arnim was a writer. She was most active from 1898 to 1936. Elizabeth was given the name Mary Annette Beauchamp on August 31st, 1866 in Kirribilli, New South Wales. She left this life on February 9th, 1941.


Bettina von Arnim was a romanticism writer. Bettina was given the name Elisabeth Catharina Ludovica Magdalena Brentano on April 4th, 1785 in Frankfurt. She left this life on January 20th, 1859.


Achim von Arnim was a writer. Achim was given the name Carl Joachim Friedrich Ludwig von Arnim on January 26th, 1781 in Berlin. He breathed his last breath on January 21st, 1831.


Bernd was born on April 12th, 1885. He passed away on April 21st, 1917.


Gisela was born on August 30th, 1827. She died on April 4th, 1889.


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Popularity of Arnim as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arnim U.S.
  White 93.33% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arnim

People with the last name Arnim are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arnim

  • How Popular is the name Arnim? Arnim is the 77,733rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Arnim was the 154,907th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arnim have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7 babies born with the first name Arnim in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arnim? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Arnim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arnim is Wednesday, March 2nd, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Arnim born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arnim was in 1916 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Arnim: Your name in reverse order is Minra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arimn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arnim? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 105 people with the last name Arnim.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arnim? Arnim is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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