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What does Arnel mean?

Arnel Pronunciation of Arnel as a boys' name has the meaning "eagle ruler". Arnel is a variant form of Arnold (Old French, Old German): from the phrase arn wald.


ASSOCIATED WITH eagle, ruler (king)



RELATED FORMS VIA ARNOLD Arend, Arn, Arnaldo, Arnau, Arnaud, Arnauld, Arnault, Arnd, Arndt, Arne, Arney, Arni, Arnie, Arno, Arnoldo, Arnot, Arnoud, Arnout, Arny

(male) Ainel, ..

(female) Arane, ..

Arnel Daniel (A.D.), ..

How popular is Arnel?

Arnel is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#84968 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Arnold (#1591 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Arnaldo, Arne, Arnell, Arnie, Arno and Arnoldo are the popular variation forms of Arnel (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Arni, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Arnel was at its apex in the 1910s (ADOPTION OF 0.2%) and has become significantly less since, with the version Arnold becoming somewhat outmoded. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arnaldo, Arne, Arnell, Arnie, Arno in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arnold, Arnoldo in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Abdel, Abel, Abiel, Abner, Abriel, Abyel, Acel, Adael, Adeel, Adel, Adiel, Adnet, Adney, Adriel, Aeriel, Airel, Airyel, Aksel, Amel, Amiel, Amyel, Anael, Angel, Anjel, Ansel, Anwel, Ardal, Ardel, Arden, Arek, Arel, Ares, Arie, Ariel, Ariell, Arien, Arjen, Arlea, Arlen, Arles, Arley, Arnald, Arnan, Arnat (see Arnett), Arnet, Arnoe, Arnon, Arnou, Arnow, Arondel (see Arundel), Arsen, Arte, Arthel, Arundel, Arye, Aryeh, Aryel, Askel, Avel, Avenel, Aviel, Avner, Avyel, Axel, Azrael, Azreel, Azriel, Brunel, Burnel (see Burnell), Cornel, Darnel, Kornel, Orel, Oriel and Orrel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arnel.

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