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Gender: M Meaning of Harold: "army ruler" Origin of Harold: Scandinavian Harold's Popularity in 2013: #893

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The name of a pipe-smoking, bespectacled grandpa or uncle, rarely a baby, though any latent nerdiness can be counteracted with the relaxed nickname Hal.

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Famous People Named Harold

Harold Lloyd, American actor
Harold Perrineau, American actor
Harold Pinter, English playwright
Harold Holt, former Australian Prime Minister
Harold Norse, American poet
Harold Allen Ramis, American actor and director
King Harold of Norway
Harold Eugene "Hal" Roach, American film producer, director, actor

Pop Culture References for the Name Harold

Harold Hill, the name of the Band Master/con man from "The Music Man"
Harold "Happy" Hogan, chauffeur/personal assistant and friend of Tony Stark in the Marvel Universe
Harold and the Purple Crayon, children's story
Harold Skimpole, character in Dickens's Bleak House
Harold Abbott, Everwood character
Harold Saxon, code name of The Master on "Doctor Who"
Harold Crenshaw, character on "Monk"
Harold Guppy, from the movie "Intimate Relations"
Harold Clemens, character in Lifetime's "The Client List"
Harold Chasen, character from "Harold & Maude" 1971
Harold Berman, school bully from animated TV series Hey Arnold

Hal, Harrald, Harrold, Harry, Herold, Herrick, Herrold, Herryck

Harold's International Variations

Jindra (Czech) Halward (German) Aralt (Irish) Araldo, Arrigo, Aroldo (Italian) Haralds (Latvian) Haraldas (Lithuanian) Hieronim, Heronim (Polish) Heraldo, Haraldo (Portuguese) Enric (Romanian) Herahd, Garold, Kharald, Garald (Russian) Haral, Harald (Scandinavian) Harailt, Arailt (Scottish)