origin of surname Arendt
Could anyone explain me the origin of surname Arendt, quite spread in USA?Thanks
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Could be DutchThe Dutch word for eagle is arend, it's also used as a first name in the Netherlands.
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The German surname Arendt comes from the Old High German "arn", eagle.
Similar surnames are Arndt, Ahrend, Ahrens, Aretz, Arntz, Arnecke...
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