Harold Badger in the US

  1. #3,121,732 Harold Antoine
  2. #3,121,733 Harold Arrowsmith
  3. #3,121,734 Harold Axtell
  4. #3,121,735 Harold Backus
  5. #3,121,736 Harold Badger
  6. #3,121,737 Harold Banister
  7. #3,121,738 Harold Barwick
  8. #3,121,739 Harold Basler
  9. #3,121,740 Harold Batt
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Meaning & Origins

From an Old English personal name derived from here ‘army’ + weald ‘ruler’. In pre-Conquest England, this was reinforced by the related Old Norse name Haraldr, introduced by Scandinavian settlers. The name was not at all popular in England after the Conquest, probably because of its association with the unfortunate King Harold, killed at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. It was used in some parts of Nottinghamshire in the 16th and 17th centuries, and revived more generally, along with a number of other Old English names, in the 19th century, when it suddenly became extremely popular.
155th in the U.S.
English (West Midlands): 1. habitational name from a place in Shropshire named Badger, probably from an unattested Old English personal name Bæcg + Old English ofer ‘ridge’. 2. occupational name for a maker of bags (see Bagge 1) or for a peddler who carried his wares about with him in a bag. It is unlikely that the surname has anything to do with the animal (see Brock 2), which was not known by this name until the 16th century.
4,166th in the U.S.

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