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Arley (girl)

What does Arley mean?

Arley Pronunciation of Arley [ar-ley] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Arley) is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Arley is "hare meadow; rock meadow". Arley is an alternate spelling of Harley (Old English): from hara "hare".

Associated with: old english, meadow, rock.

Variations

Arley has 3 variants: Arlea, Arlee and Arleigh.

3 more alternative forms via Harley: Harlea, Harlee and Harly.

Creative forms:
(female) Aral, Arle, ..

(male) Aral, Aralai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arley Aarna (A.A.), ..

How popular is Arley?

Arley is an uncommon first name for females. Arley is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Arley was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #1715 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Arley are Arlee, Harlee (#850 in recent rankings) and Harley (#281). Usage of these forms of Arley is well-received today (average #1282). Harley is more universally found than the rest, though Harlee has become popular as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arley, Arlee, Harlee, Harley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Arley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Arley is pronounced similarly to Airlea, Airlia, Arely, Arla, Arlie, Arly, Earley, Erla, Orla, Orlee and Orli. Other suggested similar names are Abbey, Addey, Adey, Adley, Ailee, Ailey, Aimey, Alby, Alea, Alex, Aley, Alfy (see Alfreda), Alle, Alles, Alley, Allfy, Ally, Alvy, Amey, Ansley, Ardea, Arden, Aren, Arie, Ariel, Arlan, Arlean, Arleen, Arlen, Arlena, Arlene, Arlet, Arleta, Arleth, Arleyne, Arlyn, Arlys, Armen, Arwen, Ashley, Briley, Bryley (see Briley), Caley, Carley, Coley, Corley, Eiley, Haley, Joley, Juley, Kaley, Karley, Kiley, Kyley, Marley, Perley, Raley, Riley, Ryley, Truley and Ursley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arley.

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