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Gender: M Meaning of Harlan: "rocky land" Origin of Harlan: German and English Harlan's Popularity in 2014: #936

Pleasant but uninspired surname name somewhat connected to sci-fi writer Harlan Ellison. We think it might have more edge as a girl's name, but it's currently on the rise for boys -- it jumped 211 spots from 2012 to 2013.

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Famous People Named Harlan

Harlan Coben, American writer
Harlan Ellison, American speculative fiction author

Pop Culture References for the Name Harlan

Harlan Fairfax Carruthers, from the movie "Down in the Valley"
Harlan Whitford, from the movie "Safe House"
Harlan Wade, from the game "F.E.A.R."
Harlan Jeeters, character from TV series "American Gothic"

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