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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. AHR-chi-bawld
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements ercan "genuine" and bald "bold". The first element was altered due to the influence of Greek names beginning with the element ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master". The Normans brought this name to England. It first became common in Scotland in the Middle Ages.
DiminutivesArchie(Scottish) Archie(English)
Other Languages & CulturesArchembald, Ercanbald(Ancient Germanic)

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