What does Arlo mean?
Arlo /ar-lo/ as a boys' name is pronounced AR-loh. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Arlo is "barberry tree". Also Italian variant of Charles. Became popular in the early 1970s, possibly due to the fame of folksinger Arlo Guthrie.
Affiliated boy name: Harlow.
Arlo▲ has 27 more related forms via Charles: Carel, Carl▼, Carlo▼, Carlos▲, Carrol▼, Carroll▼, Cary▼, Caryl, Chad▼, Charleson, Charley▼, Charlie▲, Charlot, Charls, Charlton, Charly, Chas▼, Chaz▼, Chick, Chip▼, Chuck▼, Karel, Karl▼, Karol, Karolek, Karolik and Karoly.Kreatif forms: Aral, Arloaeo, Arrael. [more]
How popular is Arlo?
Arlo is an uncommon first name for men. Arlo is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Arlo for boys. Arlo entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #539 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Arlo and related names. Popular variation forms of Arlo (#539 2 years ago) ranked in the Top 1000 are Carl (#613 2 years ago), Carlo, Carlos (#117), Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Chad (#703), Charles (#51), Charley, Charlie (#225), Chas, Chaz, Chip, Chuck and Karl. Other variants, like Charly, are seldom used. These forms of Arlo were favored during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4828%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.2345%, ▼51.4%). Charles is more widely used than the rest, while Arlo has become trendy as well over time, and Chip is now less common. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Arlo▲ is alike in pronunciation to Arlea, Arley, Arlie▼, Arly and Erly. Other recommended similar baby names are Arel, Ario, Arno, Arto, Aryo and Aurelo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arlo.