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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old German : Commander

How Popular Is The Name Herold

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : variant of Harold.
  • German, Dutch, and French : from the Germanic personal name Hari(o)wald (see Harold 1).
  • French (Hérold) : status name for a herald, Old French herau(l)t (see Harold 2).
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : ornamental name from German Herold ‘herald’ (see 3).

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