What does Harlene mean?
Harlene [har-lene] as a name for girls has its root in Old English, and the name Harlene means "hare meadow; rock meadow". Harlene is a variant form, with the suffix -ne, of Harley (Old English): from hara "hare".
Harlene has 1 variant: Harleen.Creative forms:
(female) Harlenah, Haylene, ..
(male) Harlemer, Harlenan, .. Middle name pairings:
Harlene Reagan (H.R.), ..
How popular is Harlene?
Harlene is an uncommon first name for women. Harlene is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Harlene for girls. Harlene was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #1097 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Shown below is a study of the history of the girl name Harlene and affiliated names. Arlee, Harlee (#850 from current records), Harleen, Harleigh (#1050), Harley (#281) and Harlie (#1509) are the prominent alternative forms of Harlene listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Harlea, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Harlene is well-received among parents today (adoption of 0.1%). Harley has historically been popular among parents, although Harlee seems to be gaining popularity too.
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