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Arnett Family History

Arnett Name Meaning
English: from a Middle English personal name, probably a pet form of Arnold, although Reaney has it as a survival of the Old English personal names Earngeat (male) ‘eagle Geat’ (a tribal name) or Earng¯{dh} (female) ‘eagle battle’.Variant of French Arnette.

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

554,525 Historical Documents with Arnett on Ancestry.com
103,917 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
13,979 Military Records
2,745 Immigration Records
68,021 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Arnett Families

  • Number of Arnett families
     139 - 276
     47 - 138
     1 - 46
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Arnett families
     59 - 116
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Arnett families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Arnett Family Origin

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Arnett Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Arnett

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Arnett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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