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Origin: Germanic

Meaning: from Germanic elements arn (eagle) and wald (power) meaning "eagle power". It was used as a cognate of Anglo-Saxon name Earnweald also meaning "eagler power" from Old English elements earn (eagle) and weald (power, might) eventually replacing it.

Nicknames: Arn, Arnie, Nol/Noll


Variants:
  • Arend (Dutch, German)
  • Arnoud (Dutch)
  • Arnout (Dutch) - Aart and Arno are Dutch diminutives of the name
  • Arnaud (French) 
  • Arnaldo (Italian) 
  • Arnau (Catalan)
  • Nöl (Limburgish) 
  • Nölke (Limburgish) 
  • Arenvald (Old German) 



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