Arnold

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Arnold

  1. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Ferdinand Christian Gustav Arnold (1829-1901).

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French saint's name from Proto-Germanic *arô (eagle) + *waldaz (ruler) .

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Arnold

  1. A male given name brought to England by Normans.
    • 1987 Newsweek December 7, 1987, page 44:
      Arnold used to be a name only a mother could love, but it does not mean nerd anymore. Since Arnold Schwarzenegger stepped out of the gym and onto the screen, it has come to suggest popping delts and giant pecs, a world of undisputed macho.
  2. A patronymic surname​.
  3. Any of a number of places in the English-speaking world.

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Arnold

  1. A male given name of Germanic origin.

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Estonian[edit]

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Arnold

  1. A male given name, cognate to the English Arnold.

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German[edit]

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Arnold

  1. A male given name, cognate with English Arnold.
  2. A surname derived from the given name.

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Norwegian[edit]

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Arnold

  1. A male given name of Germanic origin.

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Swedish[edit]

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Arnold

  1. A male given name of Germanic origin.

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