Meaning and name origin
Arnell \a-rne-ll, ar-nell\ as a boy's name is of Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Arnell is "eagle ruler". Arnell is a variant of Arnold (Old French, Old German): from the phrase "arn wald".
Arnell has 1 variant form: Arnel.
Arnell is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#36375 out of 88799, Top 41%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Arnell and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Arnold. (2014 statistics).