Popularity:3531
Origin:German
Meaning:genuine, bold, brave
An Old German name, Archibald is made up of the elements erchan, meaning "genuine," and bald, which means "bold," which gives the name its modern meaning of "genuine" and "bold, brave." The short form of Archie has given this regal name new life in recent years, thanks to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first son. This name's classic feel is matched by its timeless meaning, encouraging baby to be like one of the heroes he might see in books or on TV.

Famous People Named Archibald

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  • Nate Archibald
    Basketball Player
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