"noble, steadfast"

Abelard Origin and Meaning

The name Abelard is a boy's name of German origin meaning "noble, steadfast".

Abelard brings to mind Peter/Pierre Abelard, the great twelfth century Breton scholastic philosopher and theologian, who was equally celebrated for his tragic love affair with Heloise--one of the world's most famous love stories.

This highly unusual name just might appeal to the fearless baby namer.

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Famous People Named Abelard

  • Peter AbelardFrench theologian
  • Abelard of HautevilleItalian noble
  • Abelard GizaPolish comedian

Abelard in Pop Culture

  • Abelard Snazzcharacter in British comic "2000AD"