Archibald

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English Arcebald, Old English Arcenbald, or Old English Ercenbald and cognate with Old French Archaunbault, from Proto-West Germanic *Erknabalþ, from *erkn (pure, holy, genuine, precious) +‎ *balþ (strong, bold).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑː(ɹ).tʃɪ.bɔːld/, /ˈɑː(ɹ).tʃɪ.bəld/

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Archibald

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages.
  2. A patronymic surname, from given names​.

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