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Harlee (girl)

What does Harlee mean?

Harlee Pronunciation of Harlee [harlee] as a name for girls (also used less generally as boys' name Harlee) has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Harlee is "hare meadow; rock meadow". Harlee is an alternate form of Harley (Old English): from hara "hare".

Associated with: old english, meadow, rock.


Harlee has 5 variants: Harlea, Harleigh, Harli, Harlie and Harly.

5 more relations via Harley: Arlea, Arlee, Arley, Harleen and Harlene.

Creative forms:
(female) Hardee, Harlia, ..

(male) Harlett, ..

Middle name pairings:
Harlee Everlee (H.E.), ..

How popular is Harlee?

Harlee is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#72717 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Harlee was first listed in 1993 and reached its highest rank of #850 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Harlee (#850 in recent rankings) are Arlee, Arley, Harleen, Harleigh (#1050 in recent rankings), Harlene, Harley (#281) and Harlie (#1509). Adoption of these forms of Harlee is more pronounced presently (median #1461). Harley has been the recurring favorite, although Harlee seems to be gaining popularity too.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Harley, Harlie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Calee, Caralee, Caree, Carle, Carlee, Carleen, Carlene, Carley, Carlye, Carolee, Caylee, Corlee, Darbee, Darcee, Darsee, Earlene, Earley, Earlie, Hadee, Hadlea, Hadley, Haeley, Haelie, Haidee, Hailea, Hailey, Halea, Haley, Halie, Halle, Halley, Hanalee, Harela, Harper, Harrela (see Harela), Haydee, Haylea, Haylee, Hayley, Haylie, Hazle, Hellee, Hollee, Jaylee, Kaelee, Kailee, Kalee, Kallee, Karalee, Karleen, Karlen, Karlene, Karley, Karlie, Kaylee, Laree, Maelee, Marcee, Maree, Marilee, Marleen, Marlen, Marlene, Marley, Marlie, Marylee, Orlee, Raelee, Sallee, Saralee, Sharlee, Tallee, Taree, Vallee and Verlee. These names tend to be more commonly used than Harlee.

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