Arnold Surname Origin
(German. The same as Ernold; from are or ehre, honor, and hold, faithful or devoted to--faithful to his honor. How unworthy of the name was the notorious Benedict!
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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