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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arild

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  • According to a user from Norway, the name Arild is of Scandinavian origin and means "Army leader".

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A Norwegian 15th century variant of Harald. Also a Danish variant of the German Arnold.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Arild

Arild Andersen is a jazz jazz musician, composer, and list of jazz musicians. He plays Upright bass, bass guitar, guitar, and Double bass. Arild was born on October 27th, 1945 in Lillestrøm.


Arild Stavrum is a soccer player for the Skeid Fotball, Clausenengen FK, SK Brann, Molde FK, Stabæk Fotball, Helsingborgs IF, Aberdeen F.C., Beşiktaş J.K., FSV Mainz 05, and Norway national football team. Arild was born on April 16th, 1972 in Kristiansund.


Arild Østbø is a soccer player for the Sarpsborg 08 FF, Buøy IL, Viking FK, Sandnes Ulf, IK Start, Strømmen IF, Norway national under-19 football team, and Norway national under-21 football team. Arild was born on April 19th, 1991 in Stavanger.


Arild was born on December 30th, 1985.


Arild was born on April 9th, 1870. He died on September 28th, 1964.


Arild Sundgot is a soccer player for the Retirement, IL Hødd, Lillestrøm SK, and Norway national under-21 football team. Arild was born on April 17th, 1978 in Ulsteinvik.


Fun Facts about the name Arild

  • When was the first name Arild first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Arild is Thursday, September 22nd, 1881.
  • How unique is the name Arild? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Arild. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Arild: Your name in reverse order is Dlira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dalir. How do you pronounce that?

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