Meaning and name origin
Arnie \a-rnie, ar-nie\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew, Old Norse, Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Arnie is "mountain of strength; eagle". Arnie is a variant of Aaron (Hebrew): from the Hebrew "har-on", or possibly of Egyptian origin. Also a variant of Arne (Old Norse): also variant of Arnold.
Arnie is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Arnie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aaron (#50), Arnold, Arne and Arno. (2014 statistics).
Arnie is also pronounced similarly to Arnoe, Arnou, Arnow, Arnowe and Ernie▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Ardie, Arie, Arien, Arin, Arlie▼, Arn, Aronne, Arrin, Artie▼, Arvie and Arwin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arnie.