What does Arnie mean?
Arnie \a-rnie, ar-nie\ as a name for boys means "mountain of strength; eagle; eagle ruler". Arnie is a variation of Aaron (Hebrew). Arnie is also a derivative of Arne (Old Norse). Arnie is also used as a variation of Arnold (Old French, Old German).
Arnie has 48 more different forms via Aaron, Arne, Arnold: Aaran, Aaren, Aarin, Aaro, Aaronas, Aaronn, Aarron, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Aharon, Ahran, Ahren, Ahron, Airen, Airyn, Aran, Arand, Arek, Aren, Arend, Ari▲, Arin, Arn, Arnaldo▼, Arnaud, Arnauld, Arnd, Arndt, Arnel, Arnell, Arnoldo, Arnot, Arnoud, Arnout, Aron▼, Aronne, Arran, Arron▼, Arun, Auron, Ayren, Ayron, Erin▼, Haroun, Ron▼, Ronnie▼ and Ronny▼.
Arnie is an uncommon first name for men. Arnie is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Arnie and corresponding names. Aaron (#50 in 2014), Ari (#441), Arnaldo, Arne, Arno, Arnold, Arnoldo, Aron (#745), Arran, Arron, Erin, Ron, Ronnie (#755) and Ronny are the popular variation forms of Arnie (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. This boy name reached the top of its popularity during the years 1970-1979 and is now much less widespread, with versions such as Aron, Erin, Ron, Ronnie and Ronny becoming somewhat outmoded. Aaron (#50) and Ari (#441) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these, with Aaron going through a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Arnie is pronounced similarly to Arnoe, Arnou, Arnow, Arnowe and Ernie▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Ardie, Arie, Arien, Arlie▼, Arrin, Artie▼, Arvie and Arwin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arnie.