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What does Harlea mean?

Harlea Pronunciation of Harlea [harlea] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Harlea) is of Old English derivation, and the name Harlea means "hare meadow; rock meadow". Harlea is a variant form of Harley (Old English): from hara "hare".

Associated with: old english, meadow, rock.


Harlea has 5 variants: Harlee, Harleigh, Harli, Harlie and Harly.

2 more relations via Harley: Arlea and Arley.

Creative forms:
(male) Harles, Herlea, ..

(female) Harher, Harlia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Harlea Dyson (H.D.), ..

How popular is Harlea?

Harlea is an unusual given name for males. Harlea is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Harlea (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Harley (#663 from recent data), Harlie and Arley. These forms of Harlea were at the apex of their popularity in the 1890s (adoption of 0.07%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.02%, down 70%), with the form Harley becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Harlea is alike in pronunciation to Harlo, Harloe, Harlow, Hurlee, Hurley and Hurly. Other suggested similar names are Baxlea (see Baxley), Carley, Earle, Earley, Farlee, Farley, Farnlea (see Fernley), Garlen, Hadlea (see Hadley), Hadlee, Hadley, Haglea (see Hagley), Haglee, Hagley, Hailey, Hale, Halen, Haley, Halle, Hallem, Hallen, Halley, Hamlen, Hamlet, Handlea (see Hanley), Hanlea, Hanlee, Hanley, Harben, Harden, Hardey, Harel, Harken, Harlan, Harlen, Harlenn, Harlin, Harlyn, Harmen, Harolda, Harper, Harrel, Harrell, Harte, Hartlea, Hartlee, Hartley, Harve, Harvee, Harvey, Harwell, Hawley, Hayle, Hayley, Henlea, Hernlea (see Hernley), Horslea (see Horsley), Huxlea, Karle, Manlea (see Manley), Marlea, Marlen, Marley, Radlea (see Radley), Wardlea (see Wardley), Warley, Yardlea (see Yardley) and Yarley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Harlea.

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