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Arthur meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Arthur No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: Celtic English French German Dutch Norwegian Danish Swedish Welsh Mythology Arthurian Romance
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Meanings: Noble Bear Rock Noble Strength Stone Celtic origin, meaning suggesting Bear. In Germany, known for 300 years, widely used in the English language. Namesakes: Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher.

Arthur was ranked 264 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 5.38% from its previous ranking of 279 in 2015. Arthur was ranked 951 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 12.28% from its previous ranking of 847 in 1994.

Full form of Arthur : Appreciative Respectable Tolerant Honorable Unselfish Refined

Arthur is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 2004 and ranked 37 in 2015. Around 14760 people wear Arthur as their first name. Arthur is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Arthur is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular male name since 1880 and ranked 285 in 2015 in US. Around 527588 people wear Arthur as their first name. Arthur is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare girl name since 1880 and ranked 285 in 2015 in US. Only 527588 people have Arthur as their first name. At the peak of Arthur popularity in 1921 it was given to about 0.435348% of US Boys babies and ranked 19 in 2417606 newborns while On the lowest point of Arthur in 1880 it was wore by only 0.002315% of new born Girls and ranked 213 out of 216003 babies in US. Arthur is not a native United States and Arthur may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. Arthur is given to around 0.147584% of newborns during 1880 to 2015, according to the USSA.

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History of Arthur

In the sixteenth century, for Arthur, a monk at Glastonbury Abbey in England, the Bishop of Rome is the true head of the Church. He refuses to acknowledge Henry VIII as the spiritual head of the Church of England, during the separation of the country with Rome. Arrested and sentenced to death, he was executed, with many of his brother monks in November 1539.

Expression number of Arthur is 5.

Arthur love adventure, excitement and freedom. Arthur are clever, quick-witted and unusually adaptable. Arthur are capable of doing anything they wish for.

Names that rhyme with Arthur Arthur, Aruthur, Aurthur, Authur, Jean-Arthur, Luthur, Macarthur, Mcarthur, Mcauthur, ThearthurFamous people named Arthur
Sarah McArthur in The Lion King as Producer
Sarah Arthur in A Scandal in Belgravia as Costume Designer
Wren Arthur in A Prairie Home Companion as Producer
Robyn Arthur in Charlotte's Web as Actress
Edith MacArthur in The Long Roads as Actress
Heather Arthur in Iron Man 2 as Stunts
Sera-Lys McArthur in Hard Core Logo 2 as Actress
Stacy Arthur in Playboy: Sexy Lingerie IV as
Karen Arthur in The Jacksons: An American Dream as Director
Maureen Arthur in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying as Actress
Arthur C. Clarke, writer,actor
Arthur Hiller, director,actor,producer
Arthur Flam, writer,director
Arthur Cohn, producer,production manager,executive
Arthur Crabtree, director,cinematographer
Arthur J. Ornitz, cinematographer,director,writer
Arthur Freed, producer
Arthur Honegger, composer
Arthur B. Rubinstein, composer
Arthur Miller, writer,actor
Arthur Abelson, actor
Arthur Acuña, actor
Arthur Adamov, writer,actor
Arthur Adams, actor
Names like Arthur Art, Arta, Artadius, Artan, Artasia, Artavia, Artavian, Artavion, Artavious, Artavis, Artavius, Artbeu, Artee, Arteen, Artelia, Artell, Artella, Artem, Artemas, Artème
Arthur Namesakes Posts having Arthur: Comments :The name Arthur is Celtic origin and represents Artaios , the " bear ". Alternatively, the name is derived from the Roman name Artorius gender. The derivation from nordic Arnthor (Eagle + Thor) encountered sporadically (Seibicke ibid). The hour was not before the 16th century entrance in the name. The bear was once a royal emblem in Celts , like the lion will be in the European monarchies. Artio was also the name of the goddess bear Celtic. For the Irish, Arthur comes from the word "art" which means "stone", symbol of solidity. Arthur is a first male, celebrated on 15 November 1. Arthur is also a surname .In French, there is the old spelling Artus , and feminine derivative Arthurine. Variants of this name are German : Artur, Arthur,English : Arthur,Finnish : Arttu, Artturi, French : Arthur, Italian : Arturo, Lithuanian : Artūras, Dutch : Arthur, Portuguese Artur, Spanish : Arturo, Polish Artur, Russian : Артур,Hungarian : Artur. - Asuncion Agbayani
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