Arthur
Origin/Usage
Gaelic
Pronunciation
AHR-thər
Meaning
As strong as a bear
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The true origins of the name Arthur are not known. It is probably of Celtic origin and is possibly related to the word “artos”, which means 'bear'. It could also be related to the Gaelic word “art”, which means 'stone'.

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