[ 2 syll. har-lem, ha-rl-em ] The baby boy name Harlem is pronounced HHAARLAHM †. Harlem is of English origin. This is also the name of a vibrant neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
A variant form of Harlem is the name Harlim.
Variant forms share the origin and meaning of the name Harlem.
Harlem is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Harlem: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"