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

Meaning & History

Breton and French form of the Brythonic name Arthmael, 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

Feminine FormArmelle(French)
Other Languages & CulturesArthfael, Arthmael(Ancient Welsh)


Name Days

France: August 16


Entry updated November 16, 2019