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Pronunciation

ɑrθər

Origin

English, German, Scandinavian, French, Dutch

Meaning

Strong, noble, kingly: this name’s qualities are almost certainly inspired by its legendary namesake. The name Arthur has regained popularity in English-speaking countries in recent years, also doing well in Spain and Italy as the Latin variant Arturo. Arthur is derived from the Celtic word artos meaning “bear”, sounding just as good today as it did around the Round Table!

Rank in the year 2015

Arthur was ranked #548 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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