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  • Johanna Christina Arndt (1826 - 1902)
    THE ARRIVAL OF THE ARNDT AND PFOHL FAMILY IN SOUTH AFRICA by Clare Sparkman (from notes compiled by Jack Sparkman) 10th September, 1983 My grandfather, Robert August Charles Pfohl , whom I could ca...
  • Paul Julius Arndt (1865 - 1937)
    Paul Julius Arndt Paul Julius Arndt (14 October 1865 – 17 July 1937) was a German classical archaeologist who was a native of Dresden. He studied classical art under Johannes Overbeck (1826-...
  • Arndt (deceased)
  • (Mrs. Gust Alf) Arndt (b. - 1961)

About the Arndt surname

The ancient surname Arndt is usually of Olde German and Anglo-Saxon origins. It derives from a baptismal compound personal name Ernault or Arnolt, of which the elements are arn meaning an eagle, and wald, meaning to rule. The name spread rapidly throughout Northern Europe in the period known as "The dark ages", roughly between the 6th and 11th centuries a.d., and following the fall of the Roman Empire.

Variations include: Arnhold, Arnout, Arnatt, Erni, Harnett, Arnould, Arnaud, Ahrend, Arnaudi, Arlett, Arnaudin, Arnaiz, Arents and many others.