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Ahrens Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Arend (see Arndt). Jewish (Ashkenazic): assimilation of the Jewish patronymic Aarons to the German name, which has a similar pronunciation.

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


Similar surnames: Arend, Arens, Ahlers, Arons, Arends, Levens, Ahles, Behrens, Mehrens

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Ahrens Family Origin

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Ahrens Family Occupations

What did your Ahrens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ahrens. A less common occupation for the Ahrens family was Grocer. The most common Ahrens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Ahrens's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Grocer

    3%

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Ahrens Historical Records

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Ahrens Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Ahrens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ahrens in 1943 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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