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What does Herrold mean?

Herrold Pronunciation of Herrold [her-rold] as a boys' name. The meaning of Herrold is "army ruler". Herrold is a variant form of Harold (Scandinavian, Old English): from Old English here weald.

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


Herrold has 2 variants: Harald and Herold.

8 more related forms via Harold: Garold, Harolda, Haroldo, Harrell, Heraldo, Herlad, Herrick and Herryck.

Creative forms:
(male) Harrold, Horold, ..

(female) Herhol, ..

Middle name pairings:
Herrold Van (H.V.), ..

How popular is Herrold?

Herrold is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#21493 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Herrold (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Garold, Harald, Harold (#810 a year ago), Harrell and Herold. Usage of these relations of Herrold was at its most widespread in the 1920s (adoption of 1.22%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.01%, 98.8%), with the version Harold becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arnold, Bernald, Bernhold, Bernold (see Bernal), Berthold, Bertold (see Berthold), Darold, Darrold (see Darold), Derald, Derrold (see Darold), Farold, Fernald, Gerald, Gerhold, Gerold, Gerolld (see Gerald), Gerrald, Gerrild (see Gerald), Gerrold, Geryld, Harford, Harrel, Harrford (see Harford), Harwood, Hercule, Heriot, Hermilo, Hermon, Hernly, Heroot (see Cherut), Herrik (see Herrick), Herrior, Herzel, Herzl, Heywood, Jerald, Jerold, Jerrald, Jerrod, Jerrold, Jerroll, Leopold, Leupold, Reinold, Reynold, Thorold and Verroll. These names tend to be more frequently used than Herrold.

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