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What does Harlee mean?

Harlee Pronunciation of Harlee [harlee] as a name for boys (also used more regularly as girls' name Harlee) is of Old English origin, and the name Harlee means "hare meadow; rock meadow". Harlee is an alternate form of Harley (Old English): from hara "hare".

Associated with: old english, meadow, rock.


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

2 more different relations via Harley: Arlea and Arley.

Creative forms:
(male) Hamlee, Haslee, ..

(female) Hardee, Harlia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Harlee Micheal (H.M.), ..

How popular is Harlee?

Harlee is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#72717 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Harlee (outside Top 2000) are Arley, Harley (#663 via latest list) and Harlie. Adoption of these relations of Harlee was well-received among parents a century ago (average #790) and has become significantly reduced since, with the version Harley becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Harlee is pronounced similarly to Harlo, Harloe, Harlow, Hurlee, Hurley and Hurly. Other suggested similar names are Bailee, Barree, Baxlee, Baylee, Carley, Earle, Earley, Earlie, Fairlee, Farlee, Farley, Farlie, Farnlee (see Farnley), Garlen, Hadlea (see Hadley), Hadley, Haglee, Hagley, Hailey, Hale, Halen, Haley, Halle, Hallem, Hallen, Hallie, Hamlen, Hamlet, Hanlea, Hanlee, Hanley, Harben, Harden, Hardey, Harjeet, Harken, Harlan, Harlen, Harlenn, Harlin, Harlyn, Harmen, Harper, Harrel, Harrell, Harrie, Harte, Hartlea, Hartlee, Hartley, Harve, Harvee, Harvey, Harvie, Harwell, Hayley, Henlee, Hernlee (see Hernley), Huxlee, Jarvee, Karle, Marlea, Marlen, Marley, Marloe, Morlee, Oaklee, Yardlee (see Yardley) and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Harlee.

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