1. First name
Derived from the first name of an ancestor
Derived from the location where an ancestor originated
1. 'Eagle power'
2. 'Eagle Haugh'
Name of the village where the ancestors lived
Nottinghamshire, East Yorkshire but mainly in South Midlands and Monmouthshire
From the villages of Arnold in east Yorkshire or Nottinghamshire
2. Old English
Cottle, Basil, The Penguin Dictionary of Surnames (London:
Penguin UK, 1967)
ii) Reaney & Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames (Oxford:
Oxford University Press, 1958)
line of the Arnold family can be traced back to
Joseph Arnold and Mary Roberts who lived in Nuneaton in Warwickshire
at the beginning of the 19th century.
A branch of the family moved to Warwick before settling in the Salford
area of Manchester where in 1835 my great
great grandmother Maria Louisa Arnold was born.
In 1860 she married George Guest Howe
at Salford. They had 4 (known) children.