The name Arvid is a boy's name of Scandinavian, Swedish, Norwegian origin meaning "eagle-tree". Arvid and is often added to user-created lists like Names of Nobel Prize Winners and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".
From the experts:
Arvid, a Scandinavian name that's virtually unknown in the US, is in the Swedish Top 20. It might make a handsome, unusual choice for a parent in search of an original yet traditional A name.