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What does Arend mean?

Arend Pronunciation of Arend as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Arend means "mountain of strength; eagle ruler". Arend is a variant form of Aaron (Hebrew): from the Hebrew "har-on". Arend is also a variant of Arnold (Old French, Old German): from the phrase arn wald.


ASSOCIATED WITH mountain, strength, eagle, ruler (king)



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA AARON, ARNOLD Aaran, Aaren, Aarin, Aaronn, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Ahran, Ahren, Ahron, Airen, Airyn, Aran, Arek, Aren, Ari, Arin, Arn, Arnau, Arnaud, Arnd, Arndt, Arne, Arnel, Arnell, Arney, Arni, Arnie, Arno, Arnot, Arnoud, Arny, Aron, Aronne, Arran, Arron, Arun, Auron, Ayren, Ayron, Erin

(male) Alend, ..

(female) Aread, ..

Arend Riley (A.R.), ..

How popular is Arend?

Arend is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#15016 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Aaron (#60 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Ari (#374), Aron (#825), Arnold (#1591), Aren (#1909), Arin, Arne, Arnell, Arnie, Arno, Arran, Arron, Arun and Erin are the popular variation forms of Arend (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Arndt, are uncommon. These forms of Arend were popular as birth names in the year 1994 (AVERAGE #1372) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1625, 50%), with forms like Arnold falling out of fashion. Ari is the most trendy name for newborns among these. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aaron, Aren, Ari, Arin, Arne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arnell, Arnie, Arno, Arnold, Aron in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arron, Arun, Erin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aaron, Aron, Arran outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Aden, Aed, Akeno, Aland, Aled, Alen, Amed, Ard, Arden, Arel, Ares, Arese, Arien, Arjen, Arland, Arlen, Arlenn, Armand, Armen, Armond, Arpad, Arren, Arsen, Arsene, Arseni, Arseno (see Arsenio), Arvad, Arvid, Arvind, Asen, Barend, Berend, Brand, Erlend and Svend. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arend.

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