What does Arleen mean?
Arleen /ar-leen/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is an alternate form of Arlene: modern coinage of unclear origin. Compare surname Arvesen.
How popular is Arleen?
Arleen is a very popular first name for females (#1075 out of 4276, Top 25%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Arleen for girls. Arleen entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #470 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Arleen and corresponding names. Arlene, Arlie, Arline, Arly, Lena (#279 in 2014) and Lina (#767) are the prominent variation forms of Arleen listed in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.4514%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1363%, ▼69.8%), with the versions Arleen, Arlene, Arlie, Arline and Lina becoming somewhat dated. Lena (#279) is the most chic girl name in this compilation, with this name enjoying a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Arleen▼ is alike in pronunciation to Arlenne and Earleen. Other suggested similar baby names are Aileen▲, Aleen, Alleen, Ardeen, Arlenna and Ayleen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Arleen.