Gender Masculine
Usage Breton, French
Pronounced Pron. AR-MEHL(French)
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Meaning & History

Breton and French form of the Old Welsh name Arthmail, which was composed of the elements arth "bear" and mael "prince, chieftain". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh saint who founded abbeys in Brittany.

Related Names

VariantArzhel(Breton)
Feminine FormArmelle(French)
Other Languages & CulturesArthfael(Medieval Welsh) Arthmail(Old Welsh)

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Name Days

France: August 16

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Entry updated January 21, 2022