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Gender: F Meaning of Arlen: "hare land" Origin of Arlen: English surname

Arlen might be thought of as an update on the midcentury Arlene or as a unisex surname-name. Arlen was given to 22 girls in the US last year vs. 57 boys and those numbers may grow with the fashion for n-ending two-syllable surname-names. Another similar possibility for girls: Arden.

Famous People Named Arlen

Pop Culture References for the name Arlen

Arlen, Texas, a fictional town in the United States, where the animated series 'King of the Hill' is set
Arlen, main character in the film The Bad Batch