The baby name Arkwright is a unisex name, 2 syllables long and is pronounced "ahr-krahyt".
Arkwright is English in Origin.
Arkwright is a surname of English origin. The name is derived from the Old English words "arcere" meaning chest or box, and "wyrhta" meaning maker or worker. Therefore, the name Arkwright means "maker of chests or boxes". The name was originally given to people who were skilled in making chests or boxes, or who worked in a place where such items were made.
The name Arkwright has been in use since the Middle Ages. The first recorded use of the name was in the 13th century, when a man named William Arkwright was listed in the Pipe Rolls of Derbyshire. The name became more common in the 16th and 17th centuries, when the textile industry was booming in England. Many people who worked in the textile industry were given the name Arkwright, as they were skilled in making boxes and chests to store the textiles.
Arkwright is a unisex name, but it is more commonly used as a surname for males. The pronunciation of Arkwright is "ark-ryt". The name is composed of two parts, "ark" and "wright". "Ark" is pronounced as "ark", and "wright" is pronounced as "ryt". The name is easy to pronounce and has a strong, masculine sound to it.
Arkwright has the following similar or variant Names
- Arkwright |
- Arkwrighte |
- Arkwryght |