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What does Haralds mean?

Haralds Pronunciation of Haralds [har-alds] as a boys' name. Haralds means "army ruler". Haralds is a version of Harold (Scandinavian, Old English): from Old English here weald.

Associated with: army (warrior), ruler (king).


8 alternative forms via Harold: Araldo, Garald, Garold, Harald, Harolda, Haroldo, Heraldo and Herold.

Creative forms:
(male) Haalds, Hadalds, ..


Middle name pairings:
Haralds Wolfgang (H.W.), ..

How popular is Haralds?

Haralds is an unusual given name for men. Haralds is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Harold (#810 in recent rankings), Herold, Harald and Garold are the popular variation forms of Haralds (not ranked). Other forms, like Heraldo, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Haralds reached its apex during 1920-1929 (median #1249) and is now significantly reduced (#1702, 99%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garold, Harald, Harold, Herold in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Haralds and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Hamal, Hardy, Harel, Harlan, Harland, Harlea, Harlee, Harlen, Harley, Harli, Harlie, Harlin, Harlo, Harloe, Harlow, Harly, Harlyn, Harpal, Harris, Harriss, Hartlea, Hartlee, Hartley, Harvard, Haward, Hazard and Herakles. These names tend to be more frequently used than Haralds.

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