Name: Admiral

Origin and Meaning of the Name Admiral

  • Meaning:
    A high rank in the navy
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AD mih ral)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Admiral)
  • Rating:
    Low
    High

Miscellaneous Info for Admiral

  • Categories:
  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    An occupation name in use in the 19th century that has now fallen into disuse. The word itself is used for a high rank in the navy or someone in charge of a fleet of ships. The word comes from an Arabic term, amyr-al-bahr, or commander of the oceans and has been used in English since the 12th century.

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