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Meaning and name origin

Harley \ha(r)-ley\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Harley), is pronounced HAR-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Harley is "hare meadow; the long field". May also possibly mean "rocky meadow" or "eagle meadow". Familiar as the name of a great motorcycle, the Harley-Davidson.

Harley has 7 variant forms: Arlea, Arleigh, Arley, Harlea, Harlee, Harleigh and Harly.


Harley is a very popular first name for males (#526 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2397 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Harley for boys (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Harley name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Harley and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Arley and Harley. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Arley, Harley in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Harley is also pronounced similarly to Harlo, Harloe, Harlow, Hurlee, Hurley and Hurly. Other suggested similar baby names are Carley, Earley, Farley, Hadley, Hagley, Hailey, Haley, Halley, Hanley, Hardey, Harel, Harlen, Harrel, Hartley, Harvey, Hawley, Hayley, Marley, Warley and Yarley. These names tend to be less commonly used than Harley.


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