Meaning and Origin of: Art

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Welsh : Bear hero

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Dutch and German : from a reduced form of the personal names Arnold and Dutch Alaert or German Ahlert. The Dutch name could also be derived from Adriaan, a Dutch form of Adrian.
  • Irish : from the Gaelic personal name Art meaning ‘bear’ (see McCart).