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Gender: Male Meaning of Abelard: "noble, steadfast" Origin of Abelard: German

The name Abelard is a boy's name of German origin meaning "noble, steadfast". Abelard and is often added to user-created lists like Best of A- boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Abelard

Peter Abelard, French theologian
Abelard of Hauteville, Italian noble

Pop Culture References for the name Abelard

Abelard Snazz, character in British comic "2000AD"

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