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Origin and popularity of the name ARNAUD


Arnaud : French: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule power’ (see Arnold). This surname is also found in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Compare Renaud and Reneau.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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