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"ARTHUR. Gaelic Artair, Middle Gaelic Artuir, EIr. Artuir, Artur, from Olr. art, a "bear," Welsh arth. The name may point to early Celtic worship of the bear, whence Artogenos, 'son of Artos,' Welsh Arthgen (SGS., i, p. 11). The name occurs several times, both among the northern and southern Cymry at the close of the sixth and beginning of the seventh centuries (Ziminer, Nennius Vindicatus, p. 284). Aedan mao Gabrain, king of Dalriata, whose mother was a British princess, named his eldest son Arthur, "the first Gael, so far as we know, to bear that name (Watson i, p. 129). Arthur of Kyncorth" is mentioned 1435 (RAA., n, p. 69). Thomas Harthawr witnessed a commission of bailiary, 1511 (Panmure, n, 279). John Airtheor juror on retour of special service in Duns, Berwickshire, 1678 (Home, 194). "The fore-name Arthur is common in Shetland now (1879), but I rather think it is only a seventeenth or eighteenth century corrupt form of the Old Northern 'Ottar.' Last century, 'Otto,' or 'Otho,' or 'Ottie' was a frequent forename here; and now no case of it occurs. In our North Isles it has even been Judaised into 'Hosea,' so that 'Otto Ottoson' was transmuted into "Hosea Hoseason' so written, but pronounced 'Osie Osieson"" (Arthur Laurenson in letter to Karl Blind, Nineteenth century, v, p. 1112). Arcthure 1686, Arthure 1530, Arthwire 1556. Chester Alan Arthur (1830-86), twenty-first president of the United States, was son of a Belfast minister of Scottish descent. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|King Arthur||King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against the Saxon invaders in the early 6th century.|
|Jean Arthur||Jean Arthur (October 17, 1900 ? June 19, 1991) was an American actress and a major film star of the 1930s and 1940s.|
|Beatrice Arthur||Beatrice "Bea" Arthur (May 13, 1922 ? April 25, 2009) was an American actress, comedian and singer whose career spanned seven decades.|
|Joseph Arthur||Joseph Arthur (born September 28, 1971) is a contemporary singer-songwriter from Akron, Ohio.|
|Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur||Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur (August 30, 1837 ? January 12, 1880) was the wife of the 21st President of the United States, Chester A.|
|Thomas Arthur||Thomas Arthur VC (1835 ? 2 March 1902) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.|
|Eric Arthur||Eric Ross Arthur, CC (1 July 1898 ? 1 November 1982) was a Canadian architect, writer and educator.|
|Stacy Arthur||Stacy Leigh Arthur (born June 4, 1968 in Naperville, Illinois) is an American model and actress.|
|Basil Arthur||Sir Basil Malcolm Arthur, 5th Baronet (18 September 1928 ? 1 May 1985) served as Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives from 1984 to 1985.|
|Robert Arthur||Robert Arthur (November 1, 1909 ? October 28, 1986) was a film screenwriter and producer.|
|Julia Arthur||Julia Arthur (May 3, 1869 ? March 28, 1950) was a Canadian-born stage and film actress.|
|Robert Arthur||Robert "Bob" Arthur (June 21, 1921 ? March 25, 1997) was a radio personality, in Los Angeles, California, a television newscaster, and a motion picture actor.|
|Michael Arthur||Michael James Arthur (born 3 August, 1954) has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds since 1 September 2004.|
|Robert Arthur||Robert Arthur (June 18, 1925 ? October 1, 2008) was an American motion picture actor who appeared in dozens of films in the 1940s and 1950s.|
|Marshel Arthur||Marshel Arthur (1879 ? 1962) was a china clay worker and historian from Cornwall, UK.|
|Maureen Arthur||Maureen Arthur (born April 15, 1934 in San Jose, California) is an American actress.|
|Alex Arthur||Alex Arthur, nicknamed "Amazing" Alex Arthur", (born 26 June, 1978 in Edinburgh) is a professional boxer from Edinburgh, Scotland.|
|Johnny Arthur||Johnny Arthur (May 20, 1883 ? December 31, 1951) was an American stage and motion picture actor.|
|Richard Arthur||Richard Arthur (25 October 1865 ? 21 May 1932) was an Australian politician, social reformer and medical practitioner.|
|Fred Arthur||Fred Edward Arthur (born March 6, 1961 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played 3 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Hartford Whalers and Philadelphia Flyers.|
|Rebeca Arthur||Rebeca Arthur (born March 17, 1960) is an American actress.|
|Kenny Arthur||Kenneth James "Kenny" Arthur (born 7 December 1978) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper.|
|Toni Arthur||Toni Arthur-Hay (born 27th December 1940) is an English director, former folk singer and television presenter.|
|Darrell Arthur||Darrell Antwonne Arthur (born March 25, 1988 in Dallas, Texas) is 6'9", American professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA.|
|Mickey Arthur||John Michael (Mickey) Arthur (born May 17, 1968) is the current coach of the South African National Cricket team.|
|Indus Arthur||Indus Arthur (April 28, 1941 "-" December 29, 1984) was an actress in motion pictures and television in the 1960s.|
|William Evans Arthur||William Evans Arthur (March 3, 1825 ? May 18, 1897) was a U.|
|Jon Arthur||Jon Arthur is an American Talk radio host who has run the successful talk show "Jon Arthur Live!" for years.|
|Adam Arthur||Adam Joseph Arthur (born 27 October 1985) is an English footballer who plays for West Virginia Chaos as a midfielder.|
|Jabari Arthur||Jabari Arthur (born August 28, 1982 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is an Canadian football wide receiver for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.|
|Saint Arthur||According to Breton and French Catholic sources Saint Arthur (Arzur) of Glastonbury (d.|
|George K. Arthur||George K.|
|John Arthur||John Duncan Arthur (August 29, 1929 ? May 19, 2005) was an South African boxer who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics.|
|Robert P. Arthur||Robert Peebles Arthur (born 1943) is a poet, a novelist, a short story writer, a playwright, a critic, a director, and a professor.|
|Kay Arthur||Kay Arthur is an international Bible teacher, four-time Gold Medallion award-winning author, and founder of Precept Ministries International.|
|Stan Arthur||Admiral Stanley R.|
|Leonard Arthur||Dr Leonard John Henry Arthur MB, BChir, MRCP, D Obst RCOG (20 April 1926 ? 1983) was a British doctor tried in 1981 for the attempted murder of John Pearson, a newborn child with Down's Syndrome.|
|Gordon Arthur||Gordon Arthur (born 30 May, 1958 in Kirkcaldy) is a Scottish former footballer who played as a goalkeeper for a number of Scottish clubs.|
|Jamie Arthur||Jamie Arthur (born 17 December 1979 in Aberdeen) is a lightweight boxer from Cwmbran, Wales, who won the gold medal in the men's lightweight division at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, United Kingdom.|
|Tom Arthur||Tom Arthur (10 January 1906 ? 1 November 1986) was a Welsh international rugby union lock who played club rugby for Neath and was capped 18 times for Wales.|
|Chester A. Arthur||Chester Alan Arthur (October 5, 1829 ? November 18, 1886) was an American politician who served as the 21st President of the United States.|
|Charlie Arthur||Charles "Charlie" Suckling Arthur (1863 ? 12 December 1924) was an English-born international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Cardiff and international rugby for Wales.|
|Jackie Arthur||John "Jackie" Arthur (December 14 1917 ? November 19 1986) was an English footballer.|
|Arthur Arthur||Arthur (born Jacques Essebag on 10 March 1966 in Casablanca, Morocco) is a French presenter, producer and comedian.|