Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Form of Marlene
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Arlene Boy)

In 2017 the name Arlene...

• was given to 152 baby girls
• was the 1,465th most popular name for baby girls
• was 32% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in California, Ohio, and Illinois
• was about as popular as Charlene and Maite
Babies Named Arlene Born Per Year
Created by
Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Arlene...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1950
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2016
• is 91% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 47% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Dolores, Martha, Glenda, Allan, Harry, Dennis
• has the most opposite popularity history to Annalisa, Elana, Shoshana, Rafael, Francesco, Brandt
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Arlene Per State
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Geographically the name Arlene...

• 134% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Darlene, Roxana, Jasleen, Edson, Fredy, Geovanni
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Addison, Amelia, Brooklyn, William, Jackson, Asher
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Arlene by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Arlene are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Arlene will be the only kid named Arlene in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Arlene compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Arlene rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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