Home > Harly


What does Harly mean?

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

Associated with: old english, meadow, rock.


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

1 more relation via Harley: Arley.

Creative forms:
(male) Haly, Hayly, ..

(female) Haral, Harlia, ..

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

How popular is Harly?

Harly is an uncommon given name for men. Harly is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Arley, Harley (#663 from recent data) and Harlie are the popular variation forms of Harly (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Harlee, are uncommon. These forms of Harly were popular in the 1890s (median #790) and are now significantly less widespread. (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

Harly is pronounced similarly to Harlo, Harloe, Harlow, Hurlee, Hurley and Hurly. Other recommended names are Arly, Baily, Baxly, Bayly, Birly, Caily, Carly, Charly, Daily, Early, Erly, Farly, Farnly (see Farnley), Hadley, Hadly, Hagley, Hagly, Haily (see Haley), Hale, Haley, Hali, Hall, Halley, Hallsy, Halsy, Hamlyn, Hanley, Hanly, Hany, Harald, Hardey, Hardy, Harel, Hari, Harlen, Harlin, Harlyn, Harlynn, Harm, Harold, Haron, Harri, Harry, Harte, Harthy, Harun, Harv, Harve, Harvey, Harvy, Hawley, Hawly, Hayle, Hayley, Headly, Hedly (see Hedley), Hernly, Hilly, Horry, Huxly, Karoly, Manly, Marly, Oakly, Pauly, Radly, Wadly, Wally and Yardly. These names tend to be more commonly used than Harly.

See names
in meaning and etymology.