Arley name popularity, meaning and origin
Name Popularity: 29%
Arley name meaning:
The name Arley is primarily used as a masculine given name. It has multiple origins and can be traced back to different cultures, each with its own interpretation and meaning. One possible origin is from the Old English language, where Arley is believed to be a variant spelling of "Harley." In this context, the name could mean "from the hare's meadow," with "har" meaning hare and "ley" meaning meadow.
Arley can also be derived from the Hebrew name Ariel, meaning "lion of God" or "God's lion." In this interpretation, Arley carries a strong and powerful connotation. Additionally, Arley has been associated with the Spanish word "arlequín," meaning harlequin or clown. This connection implies a playful and jovial personality.
The exact meaning of the name Arley can vary depending on the chosen origin and the cultural context in which it is used. However, it generally conveys a sense of strength, liveliness, and individuality.
The bow man.
Overall UK ranking: 3961 out of 5581
5 recorded births last year
Change in rank
- Scotland (1490)
Ranking for this name in various UK regions
Historical popularity of Arley
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