Name Harold - Meaning and origin

Name Harold - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Germanic, Scandinavian, Slavic

Meaning of the name:

From the germain hari "army" and Waldan, "to control, to govern". Of Scandinavian origin, Harold means the power of the army.


American burlesque film actor Harold Clayton Lloyd, English writer / playwright and director Harold Pinter, American athlete decathlete Harold Osborn (1899-1975) and American composer Harold Adamson (1906-1980) .

St. Harold converted to Christianity in 948 and was crowned King of Denmark two years later, he encouraged the establishment of the Church in his kingdom, but fell under the blows of a horde of pagans in 985.

His character :

Sparkling with life, Harold shines with his great sense of humor. He loves to laugh and thanks to his constant good humor, his company is very sought after. Moreover, it is very easy for him to go to others and to befriend. He remains this happy and charming man even if he is surrounded by unknown people. There are few times when he does not display his legendary smile. Charismatic and expressive, Harold likes to be noticed. Never doing anything halfway, it must absolutely shine. Very ambitious, he longs for great things and works hard to realize his dreams. An extrovert, Harold is not afraid to show himself and always wants to impress. However, this need for recognition and attention does not prevent it from being deeply sensitive. He pays attention to others and their needs.


Harald, Aroldo and Halle.

His party :

The Harolds are celebrated on November 1st.

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