Meaning and name origin
Arnot \a-rnot, ar-not\ as a boy's name is of Old French, English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Arnot is "little eagle; eagle ruler". Arnot is a variant of Arnett (Old French, English): broadcaster Peter Arnett. Also a variant of Arnold (Old French, Old German): from the phrase "arn wald".
Arnot is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#21085 out of 88799, Top 24%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Arnot and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Arnold. (2014 statistics).