When Ambrose Arnold was born on 19 October 1819, in Palermo, Waldo, Maine, United States, his father, Spencer Arnold, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Soule, was 25. He married Elizabeth Bartlett Barton in February 1844, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 16 July 1888, in Bradford, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Bradford, Penobscot, Maine, United States.
English, Scottish, German, Dutch, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Croatian, and Slovenian: from the ancient Germanic personal name Arnwald (Middle English Arnold, Old French Arnaut), composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule, power’. This name was introduced to Britain by the Normans.
English: habitational name from either of two places called Arnold in Nottinghamshire and East Yorkshire, from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + halh ‘nook’.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name (see 1 above), at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .
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