Name: Harald

Origin and Meaning of the Name Harald

  • Meaning:
    Leader of an army
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  • Pronunciation:
    (HAHR ald)
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Miscellaneous Info for Harald

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  • Used in:
    Danish and Norwegian speaking countries
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    There have been three Kings of Denmark named Harald and five kings of Norway. Harald Bluetooth, the first Harald of Denmark, was an early Danish convert to Christianity. Harald III of Norway, also known as Harald Hardrada, was killed by English king Harold Godwinson's forces at the Battle of Stamford Bridge, only a fortnight before the Battle of Hastings.

    The current king of Norway is Harald V.

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