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Harold meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Harold No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old High German English
How to pronounce Harold häro-ld What does my name mean?
Meanings: Army Army-power Army Ruler Leader of an Army Heroic Leader Warrior Powerful Ruler or Warrior English, Low German form of Herold (meaning composition of "army" and "rule"). Namesakes: Harold Pinter, English writer.

Harold was ranked 646 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 0.77% from its previous ranking of 651 in 2015. Harold was ranked 938 in 2004 list of US girls name and dropped by 8.69% from its previous ranking of 863 in 1992.

Full form of Harold : Honest Ambitious Reserved Optimistic Logical Dignified

Harold is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 2001 and ranked 1327 in 2015. Only 524 people have Harold as their first name. Harold is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Harold was an uncommon first name for a girl but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 2010 and ranked 646 (0.007253% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 551927 people wear Harold as their first name. Comes from the Germanic "hart and hrod" Means: "strong and glory" Feast on November 1st. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Harold showcases in the charts. 0.152694% of US citizens have this given name.

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Expression number of Harold is 4.

Organizing and managing qualities are possessed by Harold. By systematic and methodical approach Harold turns their dream into reality. Harold are extremely sincere and honest.

Names that rhyme with Harold Arold, Carold, Carrold, Darold, Darrold, Derold, Derrold, Erold, Errold, Farold, Garold, Gearold, Gerold, Gerrold, Harold, Harrold, Hearold, Herold, Horold, JaroldFamous people named Harold
Holly Harold in House on Fire as Producer
Danielle Harold in Episode dated 23 May 2013 as Actress
Harold Gray in Annie as Writer
Harold Landon in 'Gung Ho!': The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders as Actor
Harold Goldblatt in Sunday Bloody Sunday as Actor
Harold Burstein in Hercules in New York as Actor
Harold Bergman in Cocoon as Actor
Harold Reynolds in MLB Tonight as
Harold S. Bucquet in Dragon Seed as Director
Harold Miller in The Warriors as Actor
Harold Ramis, writer,actor,producer
Harold Becker, director,producer
Harold Arlen, composer
Harold Harris, director,animation department
Harold Rosson, cinematographer,assistant director
Harold E. Stine, cinematographer,sound department
Harold Aceves, actor
Harold Acey, actor
Harold Adams, actor
Harold Adamson, composer
Harold Adler, production manager,casting director
Names like Harold Hara, Harac, Harace, Haraford, Harailt, Haralabos, Haralambos, Harald, Haraldus, Haram, Haran, Harbert, Harbin, Harbor, Harbour, Harce, Harcourt, Hardee, Hardeep, Harden
Harold Namesakes Comments :Harold is a male first name of Nordic / Old English origin, which is particularly widespread in the English-speaking world. It consists of the Germanic elements hari meaning "army" and Waldan , "govern". The Scandinavian equivalent is Harald . Its variant Lombard is Ariwald. In Old English, it means harbinger. It is also used as a surname. According to some, the name is originally Viking Harald. When the Viking troops reached England, the name came into use in the British Isles and led to Harold. The original name "Harald" has been and continues to be widely used in the Nordic countries. Harold (Latin : Hagroldus) was a Viking chieftain a warlord, defending enclave of Bayeux during subsequent events after the assassination of William of Normandy in 942 and appearing in several contemporary chronicles protagonist of conflicts between opposing factions of the heirs of the Carolingian empire . Its equivalent in Portuguese and Spanish is Haroldo and Aroldo in Italian. The name Harry is a diminutive of Harold. - Winter Winker
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Other variants of Harold :Chariovalda Hariwald Haraldr Hereweald Harald Harri Haraldur Aroldo Haroldo  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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