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Harald Meaning


What does Harald mean?

The name Harald is of German origin.

The meaning of Harald is "army ruler, army leader".

It is also of Scandinavian origin, where its meaning is "army ruler".

Harald is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ha-rald.

The Given Name Harald

Harald is a form of Harold. See Harold for further details.

Harald is a name with class.

This great little boy name has a natural majesty.

Harald has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Harald I Bluetooth, Harald I Fairhair, and Harald II.

Harald Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 9,982 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 10,053 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Harald has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Harald Name Popularity Page.

Harald Related Names

Harald is a form of Harold.

Famous Haralds

  • Harald I Bluetooth ~ Danish King (958-986)
  • Harald I Fairhair ~ Norwegian King (872-930)
  • Harald II ~ Danish King (1014-1018)
  • Harald II Greycloak ~ Norwegian King (961-970)
  • Harald III Hardrada ~ Norwegian King (1046-1066)
  • Harald III Hen ~ Danish King (1074-1080)
  • Harald IV Gille ~ Norwegian King (1130-1136)
  • Harald V ~ Norwegian King (1991-)
  • Harald zur Hausen ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 2008

Harald Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Harald.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Harald Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Harald in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Harald.

Just for fun, see the name Harald 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 Harald in Nautical Flags page.