Name: Arnold

Origin and Meaning of the Name Arnold

  • Meaning:
    Powerful eagle
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AR nold)
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Miscellaneous Info for Arnold

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  • Used in:
    Dutch, English and German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Germanic elements 'arn' (eagle) and 'wald' (power, strength).

    Saint Arnold is said to have been a zither player and a member of the court of Charlemagne.

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