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Information on Arthur -- Meaning, Origin, and/or Other Information

The meaning of Arthur is "Noble, lofty hill and Bear." This eMedTV article provides other information on the name Arthur, including its origin and other forms.

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Arthur is from Irish meaning Noble, lofty hill.
Arthur is from Scottish meaning Bear.
Alternates for Arthur include: Art, Artair, Arte, Arther, Artie, Artur, Arturo, Artus, Arty, and Aurthur
Arthur is associated with these categories: Arthurian, King, and Old Fashioned

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