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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arny

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Back-formation from árnyék. Created during the Hungarian language reform which took place in the 18th–19th centuries.

  1. shadow, shade
  2. ghost

Notable Persons Named Arny

Arny Ross is an actor, model (people), dance, and comedian. Arny was given the name Arny Ross Roque on July 19th, 1991 in Dasmariñas.


Arny Freytag is a photographer.


Arny Freeman was an actor. Arny was born on August 28th, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Arny is also known as Freeman, Arnold; Freeman, and Arnie. He left this life on February 13th, 1986.


Arny was born on July 31st, 1940. He left this life on February 15th, 2000.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Arny

William was born in 1813. He died in 1881.


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Popularity of Arny as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arny U.S.
  White 90.85% 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 4.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arny

People with the last name Arny are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arny

  • How Popular is the name Arny? Arny is the 83,666th most popular name of all time. As a last name Arny was the 121,590th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arny have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Arny in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arny? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arny first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arny is Saturday, April 8th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Arny born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arny was in 1955 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Arny: Your name in reverse order is Ynra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rany. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arny? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 142 people with the last name Arny.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arny? Arny is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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