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Harley - Meaning of Harley

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Meaning of the name HarleyMeaning of the name Harley

[ 2 syll. har-ley, ha-rl-ey ] The baby girl name Harley is also used, though less often, as a boy name. It is pronounced as HHAARLiy- †. Harley is of Old English origin and it is used mainly in English. The name Harley means 'hare clearing, hare meadow'. It is derived from hara which means 'hare' ; leah 'wood, clearing, meadow'. The first name is from an English family name, which is itself taken from a place name. It was first used in the 19th century as a boy name. See Harley for more information.

Forms of Harley include the English Arlea, the name Arlee, the name Arleigh, the name Harl, the English Harleen, the name Harlene, the name Harli, the name Harlie, and the name Hartley. The spelling variants Harlea (English), Harlee (English), Harleigh (English), and Harly (English) are other forms of the name. See also the related form, the name Harleyann.

Harley is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name has been growing in popularity since the 1990s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2003 with 0.050% of baby girls being named Harley. It had a ranking of #312 then. In 2012, it ranked at #415 with a usage of 0.039%, and it was the most popular among all girl names in its family. Harley was 4 times more regularly used than the next ranked name, Harlee, in 2012. Although there were times prior to 1999 that Harley was more popular with boys, today it is used more commonly as a baby girl name. There were 2 times more baby girls than boys who were named Harley in 2011.

Baby names that sound like Harley include Harlee, Harli, Harlie, Harly, Harel, Harell, Harelle, Harla, Harlah, Harleigh, Harrel, Harrell, Harrelle, Hiral, Hurlee, Hurleigh, Hurley, Hurli, Hurlie, and Hurly.

† Pronunciation for Harley: 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)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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