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What does Herlad mean?

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

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


4 relations via Harold: Harald, Heraldo, Herold and Herrold.

Creative forms:
(male) Halad, Harlad, ..

(female) Herladde, ..

Middle name pairings:
Herlad Emiliano (H.E.), ..

How popular is Herlad?

Herlad is an unusual given name for males. Herlad is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Herlad (not ranked) are Harold (#810 from recent data), Herold and Harald. Other variants, like Heraldo, are seldom used. These relations of Herlad reached the apex of their popularity in the 1920s (median #1302) and have become much less popular since (#1603, 98.8%), with the form Harold falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Derland, Eilad, Elrad, Garrad, Gilad, Haamad, Hallam, Harkan, Harlan, Harland, Harlea, Harli, Harlie, Harlin, Harlo, Harloe, Harlow, Harly, Harlyn, Harman, Harpal, Harvard, Haylan, Hedly (see Hedley), Heilyn, Heladio, Helado (see Heladio), Helge, Helgi, Heli, Helje (see Helgi), Heller, Henlea, Henlee, Henley, Herb, Herbie, Heriot, Herman, Hermann, Hermes, Hermie, Hermon, Hermus, Hernan, Hernando, Herne, Hernlea (see Hernley), Hernlee (see Hernley), Hernley, Hernlie (see Hernley), Heroot (see Cherut), Herrik (see Herrick), Hersh, Herut (see Cherut), Herv (see Harvey), Hervey, Herzl, Heulog, Hilar, Hillard, Howlan, Howland, Hurley, Hurly, Hyram, Jarad, Jarrad, Jerad, Jerrad, Mead, Medad, Meydad (see Medad), Read and Vlad. These names tend to be more commonly used than Herlad.

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