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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arlin

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Alt. Meaning

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

R is for relax, you know how!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

N is for nice, need I say more?

Notable Persons Named Arlin

Arlin was born on April 16th, 1921 in Philadelphia. He breathed his last breath on December 22nd, 2015.

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Arlín Ayoví is an athlete for the Barcelona Sporting Club, Centro Deportivo Olmedo, LDU Quito, Deportivo Cuenca, Independiente del Valle, Técnico Universitario, Manta Fútbol Club, and Ecuador national football team. Arlín was born on May 6th, 1979 in Ecuador.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Arlin

Steve Arlin is a baseball player. Steve was born on September 25th, 1945 in Seattle.

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Georg Årlin was an actor. His career lasted from 1940 to 1988. Georg was given the name George Adolf Wilhelm Årlin on December 30th, 1916 in Rödeby. He left this life on June 27th, 1992.

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Harold was given the name Harold Wampler Arlin on December 8th, 1895 in La Harpe, Illinois, U.S. He left this life on March 14th, 1986.

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How popular is the baby name Arlin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 9 0 9
1911 6 0 6
1912 8 0 8
1913 24 0 24
1914 28 0 28
1915 46 0 46
1916 34 0 34
1917 28 0 28
1918 45 5 40
1919 38 0 38
1920 39 0 39
1921 36 0 36
1922 48 0 48
1923 50 0 50
1924 60 7 53
1925 44 5 39
1926 56 0 56
1927 55 0 55
1928 66 0 66
1929 56 0 56
1930 62 5 57
1931 62 0 62
1932 70 0 70
1933 81 0 81
1934 81 0 81
1935 85 0 85
1936 73 5 68
1937 56 0 56
1938 84 0 84
1939 75 0 75
1940 75 5 70
1941 64 0 64
1942 55 0 55
1943 69 0 69
1944 45 0 45
1945 53 0 53
1946 51 0 51
1947 71 0 71
1948 55 0 55
1949 51 0 51
1950 53 0 53
1951 58 0 58
1952 52 0 52
1953 66 0 66
1954 30 0 30
1955 48 0 48
1956 58 0 58
1957 46 0 46
1958 47 0 47
1959 44 0 44
1960 48 0 48
1961 32 0 32
1962 40 0 40
1963 41 0 41
1964 33 0 33
1965 36 0 36
1966 29 0 29
1967 23 0 23
1968 35 0 35
1969 25 0 25
1970 40 5 35
1971 20 0 20
1972 22 0 22
1973 18 0 18
1974 21 0 21
1975 18 0 18
1976 14 0 14
1977 17 0 17
1978 18 0 18
1979 22 5 17
1980 18 0 18
1981 16 6 10
1982 21 8 13
1983 27 7 20
1984 24 16 8
1985 23 9 14
1986 29 12 17
1987 17 8 9
1988 31 8 23
1989 36 13 23
1990 30 16 14
1991 37 21 16
1992 37 17 20
1993 26 15 11
1994 36 22 14
1995 20 12 8
1996 38 15 23
1997 22 13 9
1998 31 15 16
1999 27 17 10
2000 46 29 17
2001 51 24 27
2002 57 43 14
2003 45 30 15
2004 42 20 22
2005 55 39 16
2006 51 36 15
2007 51 33 18
2008 41 20 21
2009 33 18 15
2010 39 18 21
2011 32 15 17
2012 44 19 25
2013 37 16 21
2014 44 20 24
2015 40 10 30
2016 29 12 17
2017 33 13 20

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Popularity of Arlin as a first name

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Popularity of Arlin as a last name

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Common last names for Arlin

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Miller
  • Collins
  • Harris
  • Howell

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arlin U.S.
  White 89.55% 64.26%
  African American 6.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arlin

People with the last name Arlin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arlin

  • How Popular is the name Arlin? Arlin is the 4,047th most popular name of all time. As a last name Arlin was the 91,625th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arlin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,464 babies born with the first name Arlin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arlin to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arlin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Arlin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arlin is Wednesday, April 10th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Arlin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arlin was in 1935 with a total of 85 babies.
  • Random Arlin Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arlin is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Arlin: Your name in reverse order is Nilra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nalir. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arlin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 201 people with the last name Arlin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arlin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arlin as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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