What does Harlin mean?
Harlin /har-lin/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the name Harlin means "army land". Harlin is a version of Harlan (Old English): place name. Compare last name Harline.
Harlin has 1 more related form via Harlan: Harland▼.Kreatif forms: Hailin, Hazlin. [more]
How popular is Harlin?
Harlin is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#16829 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Harlan (#936 the previous year), Harlen and Harland are the popular varying forms of Harlin (not ranked). Variants like Harlyn are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.3787%) and has become much less since (usage 0.0213%, down 94.4%), with the versions Harland and Harlan becoming less stylish. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Harlin and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)