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First name origin & meaning:

German: Eagle and powerful

First name variations: Arnaud, Arnault, Arnie, Arnald, Arno, Arne, Arnell, Arnel, Arness, Arnot, Arnaldo, Arnoll, Arndt, Arnulfo

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988).
  2. English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold (see Arnall).
  3. Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron.
  4. Arnold is a widespread and important family name in North America. In particular, it is borne by a prominent RI family, descended from a certain Thomas Arnold, who emigrated to New England before 1635.

Famous people with this first name: Jennifer Arnold, Tom Arnold

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August 29, 2014



Eating a colorful diet or fruits and veggies helps ensure your child is getting the nutrients he needs to keep his brain sharp while at school. Aim to pack three or more different colored foods in his lunch (or for snack) every day.


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