Harold is an Old English name, meaning "army leader", same as the title herald. A diminutive of Harold is Harry.
*Several kings of Denmark, England and Norway were named Harald or Harold
*Harold Arroyo, Puerto Rican boxer
* [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070257b.htm Harold Kyrle Money Bellew] (1850-1911) classical [http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgkeysearchresult.cfm?parent_id=141775&word= actor] of the 19th century
*Harold Ford, Jr. (D) U.S. Congressman, candidate for U.S. Senate
*Harold Perrineau, Jr. a US actor
*Harold Lloyd
*Harold Pinter
*Harold MacMillan

Fictional characters

*Harold Allnut, from the Batman comic series
*Harold Berman, from the Nickelodeon cartoon "Hey Arnold!"
*Harold Bishop, from the Australian soap "Neighbours"
*Harold Crick, the main character from the movie "Stranger than Fiction"
*Harold the Helicopter, from "The Railway Series" by W.V. Awdry, and the television series "Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends"
*Harold Lauder, from Stephen King's "The Stand"
*Harold and the Purple Crayon from the children's books by Crockett Johnson
*Harold, a living scarecrow from the Scary Stories' story 'Harold'
* Healthy Harold, the giraffe mascot of Life Education Australia
*Harold Holt, Australian Prime minister
*Harold Lee, from Harold and Kumar go to White Castle
*Harold the Bear, a fictional character from the mid-day British sitcom, Brunswick School
*Harold from Total Drama Island
*Harold Hutchins, a main character in Captain Underpants
*Harold Berman from the nickelodeon show Hey Arnold!


*"Harold" (book), a book written in 1848 by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
*"Harold" (film), a 2008 comedy about a teenager with a very early on-set of male-pattern baldness
*Harold (improvisation), an improvisational form popularized by Del Close and now performed by improvisational comedy groups nationwide
*"Harold in Italy", the second symphony by Hector Berlioz
*"Harold (poem)", a poem by Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson
*Harold and Maude, a cult classic movie
*Harold or the Norman Conquest, an opera by Frederic Cowen
*Harold La Borde, the great Trinidadian Circumnavigators.

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