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Meaning and name origin

Arlene \a-rle-ne, ar-lene\ as a girl's name is pronounced ar-LEEN. Modern coinage of unclear origin. Possibly feminine form of Arlen, from Irish Gaelic meaning "pledge, promise". Or possibly a coinage based on Marlene or Charlene. Made famous in the 1950s by American actress and beauty columnist Arlene Dahl. Actress Arlene Francis.

Arlene has 29 variant forms: Arla, Arlan, Arlana, Arlean, Arleana, Arlee, Arleen, Arleena, Arleene, Arlen, Arlena, Arleta, Arletha, Arletta, Arlette, Arleyne, Arlie, Arliene, Arlina, Arlinda, Arline, Arluene, Arly, Arlyn, Arlyne, Arlynn, Lena, Lene and Lina.


Popularity

Arlene is a very popular first name for females (#225 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Arlene for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Arlene name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Arlene and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Arleen, Arlene, Arlie, Arline, Arly, Charlene, Lena, Lina and Marlene. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Arleen, Arlene, Arlie, Arline, Arly, Charlene, Lena, Lina, Marlene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Charlene, Lena, Lina outside U.S.


Similar Names

Arlene is also pronounced similarly to Arlenne, Earlene, Erlene, Erline and Orlene. Other suggested similar baby names are Ailene, Alene, Allene, Ardene, Arene, Argene and Arlenna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Arlene.

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