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What does Harlyn mean?

Harlyn Pronunciation of Harlyn [har-lyn] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and Harlyn means "grey land; hare land". Harlyn is an alternate spelling of Harlan (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


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

1 more relation via Harlan: Harland.

Creative forms:
(male) Hanlyn, ..

(female) Hardan, Harla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Harlyn Jaiceon (H.J.), ..

How popular is Harlyn?

Harlyn is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Harlyn is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Harlyn (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Harlan (#823 last year), Harland, Harlen and Harlin. Other forms, like Harlenn, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Harlyn reached its most widespread 95 years ago (average #777) and is now much diminished (#1705, down 75%), with the version Harland becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aaryn, Arlyn, Berlyn, Carlin, Carly, Carwyn, Dalyn, Darryn, Darwyn, Daryn, Early, Farly, Galyn, Garlan, Garlen, Garlin, Garlyn, Garvyn, Garwyn, Hadly, Hadwyn, Hagly, Haily (see Haley), Halen, Hallen, Hamlen, Hamlin, Hamlyn, Hanly, Harben, Harbin, Harden, Hardin, Hardon, Hardwyn, Hardy, Harkan, Harken, Harkin, Harlea, Harlee, Harley, Harli, Harlie, Harlo, Harloe, Harlow, Harly, Harman, Harmen, Harmon, Haron, Haroon, Haroun, Harry, Harun, Harvy, Hawly, Haylan, Heilyn, Hurly, Jaryn, Karlan, Karlin, Mardyn (see Marden), Marlan, Marlen, Marlin, Marlon, Marly, Martyn, Marvyn, Merlyn, Tarryn and Verlyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Harlyn.

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