Haraldr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *Harjawaldaz, from *harjaz (army) and *waldaz (leader). Attested by Tacitus, in the form Chariovalda[1]. Cognates include English Harold, French Hérault, Italian Araldo, Spanish Haraldo.

Proper noun[edit]

Haraldr m

  1. A male given name

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tacitus, The Annals 2.11
  • “Harald” in: J. van der Schaar, “Woordenboek van voornamen”, 8. druk, Utrecht 1994, Prisma Woordenboeken, Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, →ISBN
  • Harald; in: Eivind Vågslid, Norderlendske fyrenamn, 1988, →ISBN