Arnold Name Meaning & Origin

Arnold

Pronunciation: AHR-nəld (key)

Origin of the name Arnold:

Introduced to England by the Normans, Arnold (powerful as an eagle) is derived from the Germanic Arnwald, a compound name composed of the elements arn (eagle) and wald (power, strength). Short: Arn. Pet: Arnie, Arny.

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Arnie, Arne, Arn, Ari.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, bodybuilder, actor and former governor of California
Arnold Palmer, American golfer.
Benedict Arnold, American Revolution general who became a notorious traitor.
Arnold of Soissons, Roman Catholic saint.

Arnold in song, story & screen: | Edit

Arnold is a character is the Magic School Bus series
Arnold Jackson, fictional character portrayed by Gary Coleman in the 80s sitcom Diff'rent Strokes.
"Hey Arnold", a Nickelodeon television show.
Arnold Ziffel was a pig featured on the 60's sitcom "Green Acres."

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