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Name Arthur

Meaning:maybe the bearTools:

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About the name Arthur in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
Short forms:Art, Tuur
Topics:Asteroid 2597 Arthur, discovered 1980
US 2015 rank:#292     ... 290:Jeffrey, 291:Holden, 292:Arthur, 293:Karson, 294:Rafael ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Artur, Archer, Artair, Arthos, Arttu, Arturo, Arturs     Details
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About Arthur, the group of names with the same origin as Arthur

Meaning/translation:maybe the bear
Language of origin:Celtic
Info about origin:known from king Arthur, the central character of the Arthurian legend, who presided over the knights of the Round Table (6th century AD)
 the meaning of the name is disputed; maybe from Celtic arth (bear), Latinized as artos
 or from Latin artus (tight)
Words:arth = the bear  Celtic
 artus = tight  Latin
Topics:Arthurian legend
Variants' top ranks:2:Arthur Belgium 2015,  6:Arturs Latvia 2014,  7:Arttu Finland/Finnish 2006,  8:Artur Armenia 2014,  27:Arturo Mexico 2008,  44:Tuur Belgium 2012
Old/original forms:Artorius Latinized, Artus Old English
Name variants:Art, Artair, Arthos, Arthur, Arttu, Artur, Arturo, Arturs, Atze, Tuur   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+WalesGraph2015 372014 41,  2013 43,  2012 52,  2011 68,  2010 82,  2009 93
ScotlandGraph2015 151,  2014 1332013 142,  2012 160,  2011 199
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 243,  1980-1989 178,  1970-1979 127,  1960-1969 93
USA prevalence 1990 48
USA yearlyGraph2015 292,  2014 306,  2013 323,  2012 355,  2011 338,  2010 389,  2009 377,  2008 363,  2007 374,  2006 377,  2005 357,  2004 355,  2003 351,  2002 326,  2001 319,  2000 316,  1999 320,  1998 291,  1997 287,  1996 276,  1995 254,  1994 248,  1993 234
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