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What does Arlea mean?

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

Associated with: old english, meadow, rock.


Arlea has 3 variants: Arleigh, Arlie and Arly.

2 more alternative forms via Arley, Harley: Harlea and Harlee.

Creative forms:
(male) Aral, Aslea, ..

(female) Aral, Aralay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arlea Angus (A.A.), ..

How popular is Arlea?

Arlea is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Arlea is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Arleigh, Arley, Arlie and Harley (#663 from recent data) are the prominent alternative forms of Arlea (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Arly, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Arlea reached its peak during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.1%) and is now significantly lower, with forms like Arlie becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arleigh, Arley, Arlie, Harley in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arlea is alike in pronunciation to Arlo, Arlow, Arlowe, Arrlo, Earley, Erlie, Erly, Warley and Yarley. Other recommended names are Able, Acklea, Adler, Adley, Ailean, Alba, Alec, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alex, Alfa, Alga, Alia, Allen, Allex, Alley, Alta, Alva, Anslea, Ara, Arda, Ardel, Arden, Ardley, Arek, Arel, Aren, Ares, Arie, Ariel, Arien, Aries, Arjen, Arlan, Arlen, Arlenn, Arles, Arlin, Arllen, Arlyn, Armen, Arne, Arnel, Arnet, Arney, Arren, Arrlen, Arsen, Arte, Arye, Aryeh, Aryel, Atlea, Atlee, Atley and Marlea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arlea.

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