Arch - Meaning of Arch

What does Arch mean?

[ 1 syll. ar-(c)(h), arc-h ] The baby boy name Arch is pronounced as AAR-CH- †. Arch is largely used in English and Scottish, and it is derived from Old English and Germanic origins.

Arch is a shortening of the name Archer (English).

Arch is also a shortening of the name Archibald (English and Scottish).

Arch is also an English shortening of the name Archie (German, English, and Scottish).

See also the related categories, english and germanic (german).

Arch is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1901, 0.015% of baby boys were named Arch. Its ranking then was #467. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is now of sporadic use. Within the group of boy names directly related to Arch, Archer was the most widely used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Arch include Arche, Arke, Eark, Ors, Aaric, Aarick, Aarik, Ahraya, Ahrgus, Arach, Archee, Archey, Archi, Archie, Archy, Arec, Areck, Arek, Ares, and Arges.

† Pronunciation for Arch: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)"

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