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Name Harold

Origin:From Old High German words for army, warrior and ruleTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
US 2015 rank:#808     ... 808:Alexzander, 809:Billy, 810:Harold, 811:Baylor, 812:Gordon ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Farold, Harald, Haroldo, Herold, Arnold, Aroldo, Carol, Carola, Carole, Farald     Details
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About Harald, the group of names with the same origin as Harold

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin:Germanic two-element name, with variants present for many centuries in German-speaking, Scandinavian and English-speaking countries
Words:heri = the army, the warrior  Old High German
 waltan = to rule  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:14:Harold England+Wales 1904,  31:Harald Austria 2015,  41:Haraldur Iceland 2015
Old/original forms:Harivald Old Norse, Hereweald Old English, Herwald Old High German
Name variants:Araldo, Aroldo, Harald, Haraldur, Harold, Haroldo, Herold   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decadesGraph1944 75,  1934 48,  1924 26,  1914 18,  1904 14
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 410,  1980-1989 251,  1970-1979 152,  1960-1969 99
USA prevalence 1990 44
USA yearlyGraph2015 808,  2014 828,  2013 891,  2012 835,  2011 843,  2010 743,  2009 827,  2008 736,  2007 680,  2006 650,  2005 627,  2004 611,  2003 609,  2002 588,  2001 555,  2000 536,  1999 514,  1998 513,  1997 490,  1996 442,  1995 439,  1994 440,  1993 381
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