[ 2 syll. ar-lie, arl-ie ] The baby boy name Arlie is also used, but less commonly, as a girl name. Its pronunciation is AARLiy- †. Arlie is used predominantly in the English language and it is derived from Old English origins. The name is of the meaning eagle wood. It is derived from the elements 'arn' meaning eagle ; 'leah' wood, clearing, meadow. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name and the surname as a given name. See Arlie for more information.
In addition, Arlie is a variant spelling of the name Arley (English).
Arlie is also a variant of the name Harley (English).
Arlie is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1904, 0.022% of baby boys were given the name Arlie. Its ranking then was #369. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is currently of very light use. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Arlie, Harley was the most widely used in 2018. Arlie has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys. In 1922, Arlie as a baby boy name outnumbered its use as a girl name by 3 times.
† Pronunciation for Arlie: 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)"