User comments for Arthur (Famous Bearer Only)

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created the famous sleuth Sherlock Holmes. [noted -ed]
Eirena  7/18/2005
Arthur Weasley is a character in the Harry Potter series (and the father of Harry's best friend, Ron).
― Anonymous User  8/16/2005
Arthur is an aardvark in a series of children's books and a T.V. show.
breakofday  12/9/2005
Chester A. Arthur was the 21st President of the United States.
breakofday  3/10/2006
Arthur Dent is the name of the protagonist of Douglas Adams' "The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy" series.
Katrien  3/13/2006
Famous bearer is Arthur Balfour, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1902 to 1905.
― Anonymous User  3/26/2006
Famous bearer is Arthur Rimbaud, a French poet.
― Anonymous User  3/26/2006
Arthur Spooner, played by Jerry Stiller, is a character on the T.V. show "King of Queens."
breakofday  9/27/2006
Arthur Marx was Harpo of the Marx Brothers.
dani_08  10/29/2006
Arthur Miller was a famous playwright who wrote "The Crucible" and "Death of a Salesman".
mymymetrocard  11/12/2006
In the movie, "Shrek The Third" the next king of Far Far Away is named Arthur, but they call him Artie. He is a lowlife highschooler but proves everyone wrong when he is king. He's cute. :)
LindzPop  6/14/2007
Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale is a main character in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter.
― Anonymous User  10/13/2007
Gerard Arthur Way is the vocalist in My Chemical Romance.
Ryx3  11/9/2007
Arthur Sullivan, of Gilbert & Sullivan, is a famous bearer. He wrote the music for The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, H.M.S. Pinafore, and many other famous operettas.
Luanna  2/9/2008
A famous bearer was Arthur Ashe, Jr. (July 10, 1943 – February 6, 1993), a prominent African American tennis player. During his playing career, he won three Grand Slam titles. He is also remembered for his efforts to further social causes.
AndrewJKD  4/13/2008
The Kinks have an album, called "Arthur (or, the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)". It is a concept album, which tells the story of Arthur, the main character in the album.
Pippin  7/11/2008
This was Boo Radley's first name in "To Kill a Mockingbird". He's a recluse, but a nice one.
welovejamesarness  8/1/2008
Arthur Neumann was the father of actor Paul Newman. His parents were Hungarian father Simon Neumann and Polish mother Hanna Kohnowa.
Emilie007  10/4/2008
Famous bearer: Arthur Lee of the '60s band Love. They had hits with songs like "She Comes in Colors" and "Alone Again Or."
sea7968  10/9/2008
Variations of this name appear in Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series (Artur Hawkwing) and Blizzard's WarCraft franchise (Arthas Menethil). Arthas Menethil's mentor was called Uther the Lightbringer.
Feorsteorra  1/8/2009
Author Arthur C. Clarke died on March 19, 2008 (1917-2008). You may want to update the name's entry. [noted -ed]
― Anonymous User  6/28/2009
The very cool character known as Fonzie or The Fonz, on the 1980s show Happy Days, had the full name Arthur Fonzarelli. He was played by Henry Winkler, and he was quite the ladies man!
― Anonymous User  7/21/2009
Arthur Rimbaud, one of the most illustrious French poets with Victor Hugo and Charles Baudelaire.
CrYsT4L  10/30/2009
Arthur, played by Freddie Highmore, is the main character of "Arthur et les Minimoys" which is a French movie directed by Luc Besson ("Arthur and the Invisibles" in English-speaking countries).
Milena Scialfa  12/14/2009
Arthur is Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character in Inception who is oh so cute :)
Liesl  10/4/2010
Arthur Huntingdon is a (rather unsavory) character in Anne Brontë's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.

Arthur Clennam, by contrast, is a completely standup gentleman in Charles Dickens' Little Dorrit.

Arthur Rackham (19 September 1867 – 6 September 1939) was an English book illustrator whose style is both elegant and gritty.
bmente  12/3/2010
Arthur Davies was the husband of Sylvia Llewelyn, both close friends of J.M. Barrie, writer of Peter Pan. The Davieses' children, George, Jack, Peter, Michael, and Nico, were great inspiration to Barrie for his play, in particular George and Michael. Despite what the movie Finding Neverland would have you believe (what a terrible film), Arthur Davies was quite alive for some years after Barrie became acquainted with his family, but eventually died of cancer of the jaw.
thefancyapple  6/29/2011
I'm surprised no one mentioned Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852), the famous (first) Duke of Wellington. It was largely due to his fame that the name became so popular in the 19th century.
goricar  8/22/2011
Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (1920-1999) was an Australian painter, printmaker, sculptor, designer and ceramicist.
― Anonymous User  10/10/2011
Arthur Miller (1915-2005) was an American playwright. He was best known for "The Crucible", "Death of a Salesman", and "A View from the Bridge".
― Anonymous User  3/28/2012
Arthur was the son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. He was his mother's favourite child. He was the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn. His daughter Margaret was the grandmother of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden as well as Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
CarolinW  6/9/2012
Arthur (1486-1502) was the oldest son of King Henry VII and his wife Elizabeth of York. He was suppost to become King but died age 15. His wife Catherine of Aragon married Arthur's younger brother, King Henry VIII of England.
CarolinW  6/10/2012
I can't help but think of Arthur Fonzarelli. It's a very strong name! I think it is better without a nickname in my opinion.
blueeyesparkle  4/6/2013
I'm quite surprised that nobody mentioned Arthur Kirkland, the personification of England/United Kingdom in the manga/anime Axis Powers Hetalia.
Pattysama  6/16/2013
In the book 18, Pete's rebellious oldest son is named Arthur.
― Anonymous User  7/15/2013
The name of George's hairstyle in "A Hard Day's Night".

Being an obsessive fan, I would seriously consider naming my sons George and Arthur.
Bee123  2/6/2014
Thomas Arthur Darvill, known professionally as Arthur Darvill, is an English actor and singer. He is best known for his role as Rory Williams, a companion of the Eleventh Doctor, in 'Doctor Who'.
― Anonymous User  7/10/2014
Ahahaha, Arthur can mean 'bear?!' :'D There's a main character in Regina Doman's Fairy Tale Novels named Bear whose real name is Arthur Denniston.
ComradeJocasta  11/3/2014
Arthur is the name of a character from Fire Emblem: Fates.
Buneary  9/17/2016
Arthur is also the human name of England from Hetalia, Arthur Kirkland.
NativeAmericanBambi  10/30/2016
Arthur Nory Oyakawa Mariano is a Brazilian artistic gymnast and a member of the national team. He participated in the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, placing fourth in the horizontal bar and 12th all-around. He won the bronze medal in floor exercise at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
cutenose  1/20/2017
Arthur de Gobineau (1816-1896) was a French writer and diplomat born in Ville-d'Avray, France and died in Turin, Italy.
― Anonymous User  2/9/2017
Arthur Claus is the protagonist in the 2011 film "Arthur Christmas".
minion947  1/18/2018

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