What does Arline mean?
Arline /ar-line/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is a variant form, with the suffix -ine, of Arlene: modern coinage of unclear origin.
How popular is Arline?
Arline is a very prominent first name for females (#892 out of 4276, Top 21%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#18542 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Arline for girls. Arline was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #271 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Arleen, Arlene, Arlie, Arly, Lena (#279 the previous year) and Lina (#767) are the prominent variation forms of Arline. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.4514%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.1363%, 69.8% less), with the forms Arleen, Arlene, Arlie, Arline and Lina falling out of style. Lena (#279) is the most trendy girl name in this list, with this name having a rekindling in popularity. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Arline and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Arline▼ is pronounced similarly to Arlenne, Earline▼, Erlene, Erline and Orlene. Other suggested similar baby names are Adline▼, Aline▼, Alline, Ardine, Arlise and Armine. These names tend to be less commonly used than Arline.