First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arlow

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Alt. Meaning

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

L is for luster, your shine.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Arlow

Jacob was born in 1912. He breathed his last breath in 2004.


Vyninka was born on March 25th, 1974.


Maksim Arlow is an athlete for the FC Osipovichi.


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Popularity of Arlow as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arlow U.S.
  White 89.29% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arlow

People with the last name Arlow are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arlow

  • How Popular is the name Arlow? Arlow is the 29,190th most popular name of all time. As a last name Arlow was the 106,096th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arlow have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 168 babies born with the first name Arlow in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arlow to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arlow? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Arlow first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arlow is Sunday, August 8th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Arlow born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arlow was in 2016 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Arlow: Your name in reverse order is Wolra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wolar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arlow? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 168 people with the last name Arlow.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arlow? Arlow is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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