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What does Garlen mean?

Garlen Pronunciation of Garlen [garlen] as a boys' name means "land of the spear; wreath". Garlen is an alternate form of Garland (Old English, Old French): place name.

Associated with: spear (warrior).


Garlen has 4 variants: Garlan, Garlin, Garllan and Garlyn.

2 more related forms via Garland: Garlend and Garlind.

Creative forms:
(male) Gargen, Garles, ..

(female) Garli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Garlen Jarrett (G.J.), ..

How popular is Garlen?

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Garland is the only popular variation form of Garlen (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Garlen reached its apex a century ago (#274), but now, Garland has become somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Garland in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Garlen and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aaren, Arrlen, Barren, Carden, Carlsen, Carmen, Carsen, Dalen, Darien, Darren, Earle, Farren, Gaelan, Galan, Galen, Galeno, Galin, Galyn, Gamblen (see Gamble), Gared, Garen, Garey, Garion, Garmin, Garmon, Garner, Garnet, Garon, Garren, Garrey, Garrin, Garron, Garvan, Garven, Garvyn, Garwin, Gayle, Gaylen, Gaylin, Girven, Gorden, Gorren, Gorten, Halen, Hallen, Hamlen, Harben, Harken, Harlea, Harlen, Harley, Harmen, Jalen, Karle, Karlens, Karlin, Karlsen, Laren, Marden, Marlan, Marlea, Marlin, Marlon, Marten, Marven, Naren, Parken, Talen, Taren, Tarren, Varden, Warden, Warren, Waylen and Yarley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Garlen.

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