Arlo

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Arlo mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Arlo

"Arlo" is a name of German origin, and it means "Hill". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Arlo

Arlo Guthrie is a folk music, folk rock, and talking blues musician. He has been prominent since 1967. Arlo was given the name Arlo Davy Guthrie on July 10th, 1947 in Coney Island, New York, United States.

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Arlo White is a broadcaster. Arlo was given the name Arlo James White on June 2nd, 1973 in Leicester, England.

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Arlo was born in 1973.

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His military service ended in 1943. Arlo was born on April 20th, 1918 in Greenville, Iowa. He breathed his last breath on October 28th, 1943.

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Arlo was born on December 16th, 1850 in East Machias, Maine. He left this life in 2016.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1899 5 0 5
1900 9 0 9
1905 5 0 5
1907 7 0 7
1908 6 0 6
1909 8 0 8
1910 13 0 13
1911 5 0 5
1912 26 0 26
1913 30 0 30
1914 45 0 45
1915 76 0 76
1916 66 0 66
1917 69 0 69
1918 81 0 81
1919 66 0 66
1920 82 0 82
1921 58 0 58
1922 76 0 76
1923 86 0 86
1924 67 0 67
1925 68 0 68
1926 63 0 63
1927 65 0 65
1928 78 0 78
1929 88 5 83
1930 61 0 61
1931 75 0 75
1932 84 7 77
1933 74 0 74
1934 71 5 66
1935 74 0 74
1936 64 0 64
1937 66 0 66
1938 70 0 70
1939 61 0 61
1940 49 0 49
1941 68 0 68
1942 45 0 45
1943 49 0 49
1944 43 0 43
1945 36 0 36
1946 30 0 30
1947 34 0 34
1948 43 0 43
1949 25 0 25
1950 35 0 35
1951 37 0 37
1952 34 0 34
1953 21 0 21
1954 29 0 29
1955 22 0 22
1956 21 0 21
1957 30 0 30
1958 28 0 28
1959 25 0 25
1960 18 0 18
1961 15 0 15
1962 22 0 22
1963 12 0 12
1964 13 0 13
1965 9 0 9
1966 13 0 13
1967 8 0 8
1968 7 0 7
1969 18 0 18
1970 33 0 33
1971 50 0 50
1972 46 0 46
1973 49 0 49
1974 29 0 29
1975 38 0 38
1976 36 0 36
1977 40 0 40
1978 37 0 37
1979 18 0 18
1980 35 0 35
1981 28 0 28
1982 18 0 18
1983 28 0 28
1984 18 0 18
1985 22 0 22
1986 29 0 29
1987 25 0 25
1988 25 0 25
1989 26 0 26
1990 28 0 28
1991 20 0 20
1992 13 0 13
1993 18 0 18
1994 18 0 18
1995 20 0 20
1996 21 0 21
1997 16 0 16
1998 30 0 30
1999 26 0 26
2000 37 0 37
2001 33 0 33
2002 41 0 41
2003 36 0 36
2004 58 0 58
2005 64 0 64
2006 73 0 73
2007 95 0 95
2008 106 5 101
2009 157 0 157
2010 190 6 184
2011 233 13 220
2012 283 9 274
2013 368 14 354
2014 538 20 518
2015 611 32 579
2016 1,029 56 973
2017 1,124 40 1,084

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Popularity of Arlo as a first name

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Common last names for Arlo

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Harris
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Jensen
  • Williams
  • Olson

Fun Facts about the name Arlo

  • What name lists does Arlo rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Arlo? Arlo is the 2,732nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arlo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,703 babies born with the first name Arlo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arlo to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arlo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1899 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arlo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arlo is Saturday, November 20th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Arlo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arlo was in 2017 with a total of 1,084 babies. That's a lot of babies named Arlo!
  • Random Arlo Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arlo ranks 79th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 8 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Arlo: Your name in reverse order is Olra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lroa. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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