What does Arlen mean?
Associated with: gaelic.
1 feminine form: Arlene.Creative forms:
(male) Ablen, Axlen, ..
(female) Arlia, Arton, .. Middle name pairings:
Arlen Andy (A.A.), ..
How popular is Arlen?
Arlen is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1134 out of 1220, Top 93%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#43708 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Arlen was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #450 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Arlen listed in the Top 2000 are Arlan, Arland, Arlin and Arlyn. These forms of Arlen were at the top of their popularity 9 decades ago.
Arlen▼ is pronounced similarly to Orlan and Orlin. Other suggested similar names are Able, Aden, Adler, Ailean, Alan▼, Alec▼, Aled, Alek, Alen, Alex, Allcen, Allen▼, Allin, Allon, Alon, Alten, Alven, Ameen, Aran, Arden, Arel, Aren, Arend, Ares▲, Arian▲, Arien, Arjen, Arjun▲, Arlea, Arley, Arlow, Arly, Arman, Armen, Armin, Arnel, Arnet, Arran, Arrden, Arren, Arsen, Arseni, Arseno (see Arsenio), Arun, Arvon, Arvyn, Aryeh, Aryel, Aryon, Asen, Ashlen, Aslan, Atlea, Auben, Auden, Bren, Brien, Dalen, Emlen, Freen, Galen▼, Glen▼, Halen, Harlen, Irven, Jalen▼, Kalen, Marlen, Merlen, Nolen, Olen▼, Oren and Orren. These names tend to be less commonly used than Arlen.See names in meaning and etymology.