Harold
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
HER-əld
Meaning
Powerful man in the army
More info about the name "Harold"

Harold is an English name, derived from the Anglo-Saxon name 'Hereweald', which means 'army power'. It is derived from the Germanic words 'here', which means 'army', and 'weald', which means 'power'. It denotes that the bearer is a powerful man in the army.

Popularity of the Name Harold
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Herold, Harald

Famous Harolds

Harold Hilton - golfer
Harold Beiley - football player
Harold Becker - film director
Harold Brodkey - author
Harold Green - football player
Harold Heck - soccer player
Harold Lloyd - actor
Harold Pressley - basketball player

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