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What does Arlena mean?

Arlena Pronunciation of Arlena [ar-lena] as a girls' name is a variant form of Arlene: modern coinage of unclear origin.


Arlena has 4 variants: Arlana, Arleana, Arleena and Arlina.

22 more relations via Arlene: Arla, Arlan, Arlean, Arlee, Arleen, Arleene, Arlen, Arleta, Arletha, Arletta, Arlette, Arleyne, Arlie, Arliene, Arlinda, Arline, Arluene, Arly, Arlyn, Arlyne, Arlynn and Lena.

Creative forms:
(female) Adlena, Arelin, ..

(male) Arleal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arlena Nataly (A.N.), ..

How popular is Arlena?

Arlena is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2732 out of 4276, Top 64%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Arlena reached its highest position of #993 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlena name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Arlena outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Arlena rated in the Top 2000 are Lena (#272 via latest list), Arlene (#1376), Arlette (#1663), Arlie, Arline, Arlinda, Arly, Arlyne, Arlyn, Arletta, Arlee, Arlean, Arleen, Arletha, Arleta and Arla. Usage of these forms of Arlena was at its apex in the 1890s (usage of 0.4%) and has become significantly diminished since (usage 0.1%, 80%), with forms like Arleen going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlena, Arla, Arlean, Arlee, Arleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlene, Arleta, Arletha, Arletta, Arlette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlie, Arlinda, Arline, Arly, Arlyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlyne, Lena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lena outside U.S.

Similar Names

Arlena is alike in pronunciation to Arlenna, Earlena, Earlina, Erlina, Erlinia and Orlena. Other suggested similar names are Abena, Abilena, Adalena, Adeena, Adena, Adriena, Ailene, Alana, Aleana, Aleda, Aleena, Alena, Aleta, Alexa, Aleyna, Alina, Alleda, Allene, Allexa, Alona, Alyna, Alzena, Analena, Arbela, Arcenia, Archna, Ardea, Ardena, Arela, Arena, Areta, Argene, Argenta, Ariana, Ariela, Arlea, Arlenne, Arleth, Arley, Armeena, Armen, Armona, Arnina, Arsenia, Aruna, Athena, Avena, Breena, Celena, Dalena, Delena, Dreena, Drena, Elena, Ellena, Galena, Helena, Ilena, Julena, Karlena, Malena, Marlena, Olena, Orlene, Selena, Sylena, Tylena, Urena and Yelena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Arlena.

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