Arlo name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Spanish and Germanic
Usage: English and Spanish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Arlo a-rlo
Meaning: Fortified Hill, From the Army The Barberry Tree and Angel
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What does Arlo mean?

Loved and Ever lasting unisex name Arlo means "Hill, Barberry or Angel" has its origin in Spanish and Germanic is used principally in English and Spanish. Arlo is version of everlasting and predominant Charles.

Charles is English form of Karl. Also Charles is French and English cognate of Karl. Originated from Germanic and Old High German, Well-Known and All time favorite Charles, Charles means "Strong and Manly".

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How do I pronounce Arlo?

Two syllabled Arlo is pronounced as a-rlo. Some people pronounce it as ar-lo.

Variants of Arlo

Arlos, Charles, Carolus, Karl, Carel, Kalle, Cheriline, Carrol, Johncharles, Charlesanthony, Karles, Háriolus, Carl, Karel, Kaaleppi, Karle, Kaleva, Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, John, Johannes

Nicknames for Arlo

Though Arlo itself is a short name but that doesn't mean that you cannot have nicknames. See the list below:

Names that rhyme with Arlo

How popular is the name Arlo?

Arlo is a popular name in United States given to over 10018 babies in 128 years. Currently peaking at the charts, 1256 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 278th position.

Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 500 baby names 3 times Also, a popular name in England and Wales having over 6697 recievers in 24 years of usage. Presently peaked at the charts, 1715 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 36th position.

Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 3 times

In New South Wales, Arlo was once a common name since emerging in 2015 it has been given to over 787 babies.

At its zenith in 2019,. However after 5 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but it is still going strong. Also, Arlo is a common name in Queensland given to over 648 babies in 4 years.

Currently at its peak, it ranked 27th when 184 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 4 times Also, Arlo is a common name in Victoria given to over 593 babies in 4 years.

At its zenith in 2019, 200 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 30th position.

Arlo is a familiar baby name in Ireland, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 200 names.

Recently in 2018, 59 babies were given Arlo and it reached its peak ranking, 111 on boy names chart. There are over 197 babies that have been given the name Arlo in Ireland.

Arlo is an uncommon baby name in France where it is still in use. Arlo is a common name in Philippines while somewhat familiar name in Canada. According to our evaluation, over 10000 babies have been named Arlo globally.

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Arlo in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Arlo

You are an ambitious person, who's driven by success and high aspirations. Even though you are a sensitive person, you hate being around people who don't have a problem with expressing their emotions. Your great sense of humor makes you attractive in other people's eyes. You are secretive when it comes to your dreams and goals because you believe that the fewer people know about your ideas and happiness, the longer you will stay happy and motivated.

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Sibling Names for Arlo

Choosing the perfect name for your baby can be challenging, but if you have a strong affinity for the name Arlo, then this list of sibling names might just be what you're looking for. Here are some unique and beautiful names that perfectly complement the name Arlo, making them ideal options for siblings.

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Famous people named Arlo

  • Arlo Eisenberg, aggressive inline skater
  • Arlo U. Landolt, American astronomer
  • Arlo Guthrie, American folk singer-songwriter
  • Arlo Bates, American author, educator and newspaperman
  • Arlo Hemphill, American wilderness advocate
  • Arlo White, English sports presenter and commentator
  • Actor Arlo Curtis, notable for movie The Savage Wild

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