Archie - boys name

Archie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Archie name meaning:

The name Archie is a diminutive or nickname often used as a short form for the name Archibald. The name Archibald is of Germanic origin and is composed of the elements "ercan," meaning "genuine" or "bold," and "bald," meaning "bold" or "brave." Therefore, Archibald can be interpreted to mean "genuine and bold" or "brave and noble."

As a diminutive, Archie is a friendly and approachable name. It gained wider recognition in modern times, partly due to its use as a nickname for Prince Harry, whose full name is Henry Charles Albert David. Archie has a playful and charming quality and is appreciated for its simplicity.

Origin: German

Form of Archibald. Very bold.

Related names

Archibald , Archie , Archy , Baldie

Other boys names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 9 out of 4789

2928 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Archie

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