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Arundel Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in West Sussex, seat of the Dukes of Norfolk, named Arundel, from Old English harhune ‘horehound’ (a plant) + dell ‘valley’. (of Norman origin): nickname for someone supposedly resembling a swallow, from Old French arondel, diminutive of arond ‘swallow’ (Latin hirundo, confused with (h)arundo ‘reed’).

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


Similar surnames: Rundell, Brandel, Brunell, Runkel, Gruner, Kunkel, Rubel, Aubel

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Arundel Family Origin

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Arundel Family Occupations

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  • Chair Maker

    10%
  • Civil Engineer

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Fisherman

    10%

In 1880, the most common Arundel occupation in the USA was Chair Maker. 10% of Arundel's were Chair Makers. A less common occupation for the Arundel family was Fisherman. Chair Maker, Civil Engineer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arundel.

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Arundel Historical Records

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Arundel Life Expectancy

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