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Arlen (girl)

What does Arlen mean?

Arlen Pronunciation of Arlen as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Arlen) is an alternate spelling of Arlene: modern coinage of unclear origin.



VARIANTS Arlynn, Arlyne, Arlyn, Arluene, Arline, Arliene, Arleyne, Arleene, Arleen, Arlean, Arlan

OTHER FORMS VIA ARLENE Arla, Arlana, Arleana, Arlee, Arleena, Arlena, Arleta, Arletha, Arletta, Arlette, Arlie, Arlina, Arlinda, Arly

(female) Atlen, ..

(male) Arlom, ..

Arlen Naomi (A.N.), ..

How popular is Arlen?

Arlen is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#43708 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Arlen (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000 are Arla, Arlean, Arlee, Arleen, Arlena, Arlene (#1787 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Arleta, Arletha, Arletta, Arlette (#892), Arlie, Arlinda, Arline, Arly, Arlyn and Arlyne. Usage of these relations of Arlen reached its peak during 1930-1939 (USAGE OF 0.4%) and has become much reduced since, with versions like Arleen becoming less fashionable. Arlene is the longstanding favorite, though Arlette is currently the preferred form. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arla, Arlean, Arlee, Arleen, Arlena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlene, Arleta, Arletha, Arletta, Arlette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arlie, Arlinda, Arline, Arly, Arlyn, Arlyne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arlen is alike in pronunciation to Arlan, Arlean, Arleen, Arleene, Arlene, Arlenne, Arleyne, Arliene, Arline, Arluene, Arlyn, Arlyne, Arlynn, Earleen, Earlene, Erlene, Erline and Orlene. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adrien, Aileen, Ailyn, Aireen, Aleen, Alena, Alene, Alex, Aley, Allcen, Alleen, Alles, Alley, Allyn, Ardea, Ardeen, Arden, Ardena, Ardene, Aren, Argene, Arie, Ariel, Arin, Arjean, Arla, Arlana, Arlea, Arleana, Arlee, Arleena, Arlena, Arlenna (see Arlinda), Arlet, Arleta, Arley, Arlie, Arlina, Arlys, Armen, Arwen, Arwyn, Aryn, Aven, Ayleen, Bren, Calen, Elen, Ellen, Glen, Iren, Karlen, Kylen, Nolen, Treen, Valen and Wren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arlen.