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

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

(James) Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, British prime minister
(Maurice) Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, British prime minister
Harold Arlen (born Hyman Arluck), American composer ("Somewhere Over the Rainbow")
Harold Pinter, English playwright
Harold Clayton Lloyd, American actor
Harold Scott MacDonald "Donald" Coxeter, British-Canadian geometer
Harold Perrineau, American actor
Harold Edward Holt, Australian Prime Minister
Harold Norse, American poet
Harold II aka Harold Godwinson, last Anglo-Saxon King of England
Harold Allen Ramis, American actor and director
Harold Bloom, American literary critic
Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, British field marshal and Governor-General of Canada
Harold Eugene "Hal" Roach, American film producer, director, actor
Harold (Harry) Edward Styles, Member of One Direction

Pop Culture References for the Name Harold

Harold Hill, main character in "The Music Man"
Harold Chasen, main character in movie "Harold & Maude"
Harold "Happy" Hogan, character in the Iron Man series
"Harold and the Purple Crayon," children's book by Crockett Johnson
Harold Skimpole, character in Dickens's Bleak House
Harold Abbott, character on TV's "Everwood"
Harold Saxon, code name of The Master on TV's "Doctor Who"
Harold Crenshaw, character on TV's "Monk"
Harold Guppy, character in the movie "Intimate Relations"
Harold Clemens, character on TV's "The Client List"
Harold Berman, school bully from animated TV series "Hey Arnold!"
Harold Waldorf, father of Blair Waldorf from CW's "Gossip Girl".
Harold Lee of the "Harold and Kumar" movies
Harold Travilla, Elsie Dinsmore's son in the Elsie Dinsmore series
Harold Wilson, main character in G. A. Henty's, True to the Old Flag

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)

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