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What does Arline mean?

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


Arline has 11 variants: Arlan, Arlean, Arleen, Arleene, Arlen, Arleyne, Arliene, Arluene, Arlyn, Arlyne and Arlynn.

12 more alternative forms via Arlene: Arla, Arlana, Arleana, Arlee, Arleena, Arlena, Arleta, Arlette, Arlie, Arlina, Arlinda and Arly.

Creative forms:
(female) Ailine, ..

(male) Arlian, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arline Dixie (A.D.), ..

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. Demographics)

Arline reached its top position of #272 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Arla, Arlean, Arlee, Arleen, Arlena, Arlene (#1376 the previous year), Arleta, Arlette (#1663), Arlie, Arlinda, Arly, Arlyn and Arlyne are the prominent variation forms of Arline. Usage of these relations of Arline was at its most widespread 9 decades ago (median #1329) and has become significantly less since (#1931, 97% less usage).

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlena, Arlene, Arleta, Arlette, Arlie in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Arline is pronounced similarly to Arlenne, Earlene, Earline, Erlene, Erline and Orlene. Other suggested similar names are Abiline, Aceline, Adaline, Adeline, Alaine, Alane, Alcine, Aldine, Aleine, Alene, Alice, Alina, Aline, Alise, Alldine (see Alida), Alleine, Allene, Allina, Alline, Alvine, Amaline, Ameline, Arakne (see Arachne), Ardin, Ardine, Arelie, Arene, Arie, Arjane, Arlenna (see Arlinda), Arlise, Arliss, Arlyse, Armina, Armine, Arminie, Armyne, Arnice, Arnina, Arrie, Artice, Artie, Artina, Aryane, Aubine, Aurelina, Aveline, Aylin, Coline, Daline, Deline, Eline, Erlina, Ermine, Evline, Faline, Irine, Irmine, Jaline, Joline, Lurline, Marline, Meline, Merline, Myrline, Oline, Perline, Seline and Trine. These names tend to be less commonly used than Arline.

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