Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. HAH-rahl(Norwegian, Danish) HA-ralt(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Scandinavian and German cognate of Harold, from the Old Norse elements herr and valdr and the Old German elements heri and walt. This was the name of several kings of Norway and Denmark.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHereweald(Anglo-Saxon) Harold(English) Hariwald(Germanic) Haraldur(Icelandic) Aroldo, Eraldo(Italian) Arioald(Lombardic) Chariovalda, Harjawaldaz(Old Germanic) Haraldr(Old Norse) Haroldo(Portuguese) Haroldo(Spanish)
Surname DescendantsHaraldsen(Norwegian) Haraldsson, Haroldson(Swedish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: June 28
Austria: November 1
Croatia: November 1
Estonia: April 1
Norway: May 17
Sweden: April 1


Entry updated December 7, 2022