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Gender: Male Origin of Arc: English word name

The name Arc is a boy's name . Arc and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Refers, in literal terms, to a curved line -- as in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famed "arc of justice." Could also be used as a reference to Joan of Arc -- Arc being, there, derived from her father's name, rather than a place -- or, conceivably, to Noah's Ark.

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Famous People Named Arc

Saint Joan of Arc, French military leader

Pop Culture References for the name Arc

"Arc," album by Everything Everything
"Arc," album by Neil Young & Crazy Horse
"Arc," song by Pearl Jam
"Noah's Arc," TV series
Jaune Arc, character voiced by Miles Luna in web series "RWBY"