Arthur - Meaning Of Arthur, What Does Arthur Mean?

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Arthur Meaning


What does Arthur mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Arthur is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Arthur is "noble strength, a bear".  

It is also of Scottish origin, where its meaning is "bear".

Arthur is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ar-thur.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 323 in baby name popularity for boys with 1020 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Arthur Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Arthur has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Arthur to other names.


Variants of the name Arthur include Arther.

The names Arthurine, Arto, Arttu, Artturi are all forms of Arthur.

Arthur has the diminutive (nickname) Artie.

Arthur falls into the name categories animal, classic.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Arthur Ashe, Arthur Garfunkel, Arthur Schawlow, Arthur Conan Doyle.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Arthur in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Arthur in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Arthur in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Arthur Numerology page.

Arthur Numerology
Arthur in Hieroglyhics
Arthur in Nautical Flags
Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.

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