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What does Harlin mean?

Harlin Pronunciation of Harlin [har-lin] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the name Harlin means "grey land; hare land". Harlin is a version of Harlan (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Harlin has 4 variants: Harlen, Harlenn, Harlyn and Harlynn.

1 more related form via Harlan: Harland.

Creative forms:
(male) Haflin, Hurlin, ..

(female) Harmin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Harlin Elyjah (H.E.), ..

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. Demographics)

Harlin reached its highest rank of #1228 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Harlin name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Harlan (#823 the previous year), Harland and Harlen are the popular varying forms of Harlin. Other variants, like Harlyn, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Harlin reached its highest in the 1920s (usage of 0.1%) and has become much diminished since, with the version Harland becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Harlin, Harlan, Harland, Harlen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aarin, Arlin, Bartin, Berlin, Cailin, Cardin, Carlin, Carling, Catlin, Dallin, Darin, Darwin, Daylin, Earvin, Farin, Farlie, Galin, Garin, Garlind, Garlyn, Garmin, Garrin, Garvin, Haakin, Hadwin, Halen, Hali, Halim, Hallen, Hamblin, Hamelin, Hamlen, Hamlin, Harben, Harbin, Harden, Hardwin, Hari, Harjit, Harkan, Harken, Harkin, Harlee, Harley, Harloe, Harly, Harmen, Haron, Haroon, Harrie, Harris, Haslit, Hawkin, Jaelin, Jailin, Jalin, Jarin, Kaelin, Karlan, Karli, Karlin, Larkin, Mallin, Marlen, Marlin, Martin, Marvin, Marwin, Nalin, Orlin, Parkin, Paulin, Tallin, Tarrin and Verlin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Harlin.

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