Harold name - Meaning of Harold

Harold name - Meaning of Harold

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HER-əld, HAR-əld
Harold Meaning
From the Old English name Hereweald meaning "leader of the army", derived from the elements here "army" and weald "leader, ruler". The Old Norse cognate Haraldr was also common among Scandinavian settlers in England. This was the name of five kings of Norway and three kings of Denmark. It was also borne by two kings of England, both of whom were from mixed Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon backgrounds, including Harold Ii who lost the Battle of Hastings (and was killed in it), which led to the Norman conquest. After the conquest the name died out, but it was eventually revived in the 19th century. 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.

Harold Related Names
Variant:, Herold, Harald
Diminutives: Hal, Harry
Other Languages: Chariovalda, Hariwald (Ancient Germanic), Haraldr (Ancient Scandinavian), Hereweald (Anglo-Saxon), Harald (Danish), Harri (Finnish), Harald (German), Haraldur (Icelandic), Aroldo (Italian), Harald (Norwegian), Haroldo (Portuguese), Haroldo (Spanish), Harald (Swedish), Harri (Welsh)

Harold Celebrities
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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