Namesakes

Arthur Harnden   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1924-2016  
Olympic Medalists   1948   4x400 m relay   (gold)
Benh Zeitlin   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1982-  
Notable Filmmakers
Blaine Lindgren   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1939-  
Olympic Medalists   1964   110 m hurdles   (silver)
Bright Abbott   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   2002   Everwood
Charles McCallister   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1903-1997  
Olympic Medalists   1932   water polo   (bronze)
Derek Barton   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1918-1998  
Nobel Prize Winners   1969   (chemistry)
George Kojac   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1910-1996  
Olympic Medalists   1928   swimming - 100 m backstroke; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay   (gold)
Griffith Jones   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1909-2007  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Hack Simpson   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1910-1978  
Olympic Medalists   1932   ice hockey   (gold)
Hal Blaine   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1929-2019  
Notable Musicians   Pop, rock and roll
Hal Connolly   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1931-2010  
Olympic Medalists   1956   hammer throw   (gold)
Hal Greer   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1936-2018  
Hall-of-Famers   1981   (basketball)
Notable Athletes   (basketball)
Hal Holbrook   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1925-2021  
Emmy Award Winners   1971   The Bold Ones: The Senator   (actor)
Notable Actors and Actresses
Harald I Fairhair   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   c. 850-c. 933  
Norwegian Kings and Queens   872-930
Harald I Bluetooth   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   910-986  
Danish Kings and Queens   958-986
Harald II Greycloak   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   ?-970  
Norwegian Kings and Queens   961-970
Harald III Hardrada   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1015-1066  
Norwegian Kings and Queens   1046-1066
Harald II   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   ?-1018  
Danish Kings and Queens   1014-1018
Harald III Hen   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1040-1080  
Danish Kings and Queens   1074-1080
Harald IV Gille   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1103-1136  
Norwegian Kings and Queens   1130-1136
Harald V   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1937-  
Norwegian Kings and Queens   1991-
Harold I Harefoot   (m)   ?-1040  
English and British Kings and Queens   1035-1040
Harold II   (m)   ?-1066  
English and British Kings and Queens   1066
Harold   (m)   ?-1168  
Saints
Harold   (m)  
Title Characters   2010   The Harold Song   (song)
Harold Abbott   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   2002   Everwood
Harold Abrahams   (m)   1899-1978  
Olympic Medalists   1924   100 m; 4x100 m relay   (gold/silver)
Harold Annison   (m)   1895-1957  
Olympic Medalists   1920   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay   (bronze)
Harold Baines   (m)   1959-  
Hall-of-Famers   2019   (baseball)
Notable Athletes   (baseball)
Harold Barron   (m)   1894-1978  
Olympic Medalists   1920   110 m hurdles   (silver)
Harold Bishop   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1985   Neighbours
Harold Cagle   (m)   1913-1977  
Olympic Medalists   1936   4x400 m relay   (silver)
Harold Carmichael   (m)   1949-  
Hall-of-Famers   2020   (football)
Notable Athletes   (football)
Harold Clarke   (m)   1888-1969  
Olympic Medalists   1924   diving - plain high   (bronze)
Harold Courlander   (m)   1908-1996  
Notable Writers
Harold L. Davis   (m)   1894-1960  
Pulitzer Award Winners   1936   Honey in the Horn
Harold Finch   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   2011   Person of Interest
Harold "Bud" Foster   (m)   1906-1996  
Hall-of-Famers   1964   (basketball)
Notable Athletes   (basketball)
Harold Fry   (m)  
Title Characters   2012   The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry   (book)
Harold Hardwick   (m)   1888-1959  
Olympic Medalists   1912   swimming - 1500 m freestyle; swimming - 400 m freestyle; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay   (bronze/gold)
Professor Harold Hill   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals   1957   The Music Man
Harold Holt   (m)   1908-1967  
Australian Prime Ministers   1966-1967
Harold B. Lee   (m)   1899-1973  
Other Religious Leaders   1972-1973   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Harold Lloyd   (m)   1893-1971  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Harold Macmillan   (m)   1894-1986  
British Prime Ministers   1957-1963
Harold Muller   (m)   1901-1962  
Olympic Medalists   1920   high jump   (silver)
Harold Osborn   (m)   1899-1975  
Olympic Medalists   1924   decathlon; high jump   (gold)
Harold Pinter   (m)   1930-2008  
Nobel Prize Winners   2005   (literature)
Harold Ramis   (m)   1944-2014  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Notable Filmmakers
Harold "Pee Wee" Reese   (m)   1918-1999  
Hall-of-Famers   1984   (baseball)
Notable Athletes   (baseball)
Harold Russell   (m)   1914-2002  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Oscar Award Winners   1946   The Best Years of Our Lives   (actor)
Harold Shipman   (m)  
Title Characters   2007   The True Story Of Harold Shipman   (song)
Harold "Bullet Joe" Simpson   (m)   1893-1973  
Hall-of-Famers   1962   (ice hockey)
Notable Athletes   (ice hockey)
Harold Smith   (m)   1909-1958  
Olympic Medalists   1932   diving - platform; diving - springboard   (gold/silver)
Harold Bernard St. John   (m)   1931-2004  
Other Leaders   1985-1986   Barbados   (prime minister)
Harold Urey   (m)   1893-1981  
Nobel Prize Winners   1934   (chemistry)
Harold E. Varmus   (m)   1939-  
Nobel Prize Winners   1989   (medicine)
Harold Whitlock   (m)   1903-1985  
Olympic Medalists   1936   50 km walk   (gold)
Harold A. Wilson   (m)   1885-1916  
Olympic Medalists   1908   1500 m   (silver)
Harold Wilson   (m)   1916-1995  
British Prime Ministers   1964-1970; 1974-1976
Harry "Moose" Watson   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1898-1957  
Hall-of-Famers   1962   (ice hockey)
Notable Athletes   (ice hockey)
Harry "Whipper" Watson   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1923-2002  
Hall-of-Famers   1994   (ice hockey)
Notable Athletes   (ice hockey)
Herman Brix   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1906-2007  
Olympic Medalists   1928   shot put   (silver)
Jay Silverheels   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1912-1980  
Notable Actors and Actresses
John H. Johnson   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1918-2005  
Notable Businesspeople
Kenneth Vermeer   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1986-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Ralph Boston   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1939-  
Olympic Medalists   1960; 1964; 1968   long jump   (gold/silver/bronze)
Rock Hudson   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1925-1985  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Thompson Mann   (a.k.a. Harold)   (m)   1942-  
Olympic Medalists   1964   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay   (gold)
Walter Harold Porter   (m)   1903-1979  
Olympic Medalists   1924   3000 m team   (silver)