Archibald: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Archibald
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Archie was the 35th most popular name for baby boys in England and Wales in 2007.
In the U.S. Archibald hasn't been in the top 1000 names since 1925; Archie, not since 1988. But with comedians Amy Poehler and Will Arnett naming their baby Archibald ("Archie") William Emerson Arnett (Oct. 2008), the name may experience a revival.
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Archie, Archy, Arch
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Of Norman French origin, from the Old German 'arch-bald', "bright + bold". The name was brought to England by the Normans and has long been associated with Scotland, where it first became common in the Middle Ages.
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Archibald Alexander Leach, the birth name of Cary Grant, actor.
Archibald "Archie" Arnett - son of of US comedians Wlll Arnett and Amy Poehler
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The given name of Captain Haddock from the Tintin comics is Archibald.
Archibald, Earl of Argyll, is a major character in Sir Walter Scott's ""Legend of Montrose".
Archibald "Archie" Andrews is the main character in the Archie comic book series.