Meaning and Origin of: Arundel

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : He who dwells with eagles

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from a place in West Sussex, seat of the Dukes of Norfolk, named Arundel, from Old Englishhārhūne ‘horehound’ (a plant) + dell ‘valley’.
  • English : nickname for someone supposedly resembling a swallow, from Old French arondel, diminutive ofarond ‘swallow’ (Latin hirundo, confused with(h)arundo ‘reed’).