August 12, 2014 § 1 Comment
Germanic, meaning “eagle power” or “strong as an eagle”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Arend, Arn, Arnaldo, Arndt, Arne, Arnie, Arnaud, Arnoud, Arny, etc.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Arnold Foster, friend of the Gray girls and Berry Joy, brother of Dick Foster, in A Little Country Girl (1885), by Susan Coolidge.
– Arnold Bennett (1867-1931), English critic, essayist, novelist, and playwright.