Meaning and Origin of: Arundel
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old English : He who dwells with eagles
Last name origin & meaning:
- English : habitational name from a place in West Sussex, seat of the Dukes of Norfolk, named Arundel, from Old English hārhūne ‘horehound’ (a plant) + dell ‘valley’.
- English : nickname for someone supposedly resembling a swallow, from Old French arondel, diminutive of arond ‘swallow’ (Latin hirundo, confused with (h)arundo ‘reed’).