Meaning:genuine; bold, brave


Pronunciation:ar chee

Variations:Archibald, Archi, Archy

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About Archie

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Archie is an infinitely more modern and fresh version of the rather stuffy and traditional name, Archibald. This is a perfect name for parents who want to find a name with a good balance of old and new.

Detailed Meaning

Short for Archibald but now given as a name in its own right. Currently a very popular name in Britain. Since the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan’s baby in 2019, the name is expected to become even more popular.

Famous People With This Name

Archie Manning was an American footballer played who played in the NFL and father of current NFL players Eli and Payton Manning. Archie Panjabi is an British born actress, best known for her role in “The Good Wife.” Archie Kao is an American-Chinese actor best known for his role in the crime show, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, named their first born son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

Possible Nicknames

One possible nickname for Archie is Arch.

Related Names

Some alternative spellings include Archi and Archy.  It is also related to Archibald.

Stories Featuring This Name

Archie Mitchell was a villain in the popular British soap, “EastEnders.” Archie Andrews is the main character of the Archie comics and also the new Netflix show, “Riverdale.” Archie is the leader of Team Aqua in the “Pokémon” series of games.

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