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since 1880
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in 2010

Harlow

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1883 5 0 5
1884 8 0 8
1885 5 0 5
1887 5 0 5
1891 6 0 6
1892 6 0 6
1893 5 0 5
1894 5 0 5
1895 7 0 7
1896 5 0 5
1898 7 0 7
1900 10 0 10
1901 5 0 5
1904 7 0 7
1905 6 0 6
1906 8 0 8
1910 5 0 5
1911 6 0 6
1912 20 0 20
1913 21 0 21
1914 30 0 30
1915 36 0 36
1916 46 0 46
1917 32 0 32
1918 45 0 45
1919 33 0 33
1920 32 0 32
1921 42 0 42
1922 31 0 31
1923 36 0 36
1924 32 0 32
1925 23 0 23
1926 37 0 37
1927 44 0 44
1928 26 0 26
1929 26 0 26
1930 29 0 29
1931 33 0 33
1932 38 0 38
1933 31 0 31
1934 36 0 36
1935 31 0 31
1936 41 0 41
1937 27 0 27
1938 31 0 31
1939 28 0 28
1940 33 0 33
1941 26 0 26
1942 21 0 21
1943 19 0 19
1944 27 0 27
1945 21 0 21
1946 19 0 19
1947 23 0 23
1948 19 0 19
1949 17 0 17
1950 15 0 15
1951 11 0 11
1952 17 0 17
1953 16 0 16
1954 12 0 12
1955 12 0 12
1956 20 0 20
1957 8 0 8
1958 12 0 12
1959 10 0 10
1960 9 0 9
1961 14 0 14
1962 8 0 8
1964 5 0 5
1965 5 0 5
1969 10 0 10
1970 6 0 6
1973 9 0 9
1976 7 0 7
1977 5 0 5
1988 5 0 5
1991 5 0 5
1995 5 0 5
2002 6 6 0
2003 16 10 6
2004 12 12 0
2005 11 11 0
2006 24 15 9
2007 28 28 0
2008 143 133 10
2009 319 301 18
2010 375 354 21
2011 478 465 13
2012 540 507 33
2013 576 545 31
2014 643 608 35
2015 778 754 24

Fun Facts about the name Harlow

  • How many people with the first name Harlow have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,433 babies born with the first name Harlow in the United States. That's more than enough people named Harlow to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Harlow? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Harlow first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Harlow is Friday, June 12th, 1812.
  • What year had the most people named Harlow born? The highest recorded use of the first name Harlow was in 2015 with a total of 754 babies.
  • Random Harlow Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Harlow is not a popular baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Harlow: Your name in reverse order is Wolrah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hoarlw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Harlow? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,726 people with the last name Harlow.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Harlow? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Harlow as their last name.
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Popularity of Harlow as a first name

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Popularity of Harlow as a last name

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Common last names for Harlow

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Hanson
  • Baker
  • White
  • Anderson
  • Davis
  • Clark
  • Mills

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Harlow U.S.
  White 94.07% 64.26%
  African American 1.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.51% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Harlow

People with the last name Harlow are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Harlow" mean? The list below shows the origins of Harlow as well as things modernly associated with the name Harlow such as celebrities named Harlow.

English

Origin and Meaning of Harlow

The name "Harlow" is of English origin, and it means "From the mound of the people". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. United States film actress who made several films with Clark Gable (1911-1937)
  1. A male or female given name
  2. a town in Essex, England.

Other Inspirations for the Name Harlow

Harlow And Sage
Harlow Andrus
Harlow Essex
Harlow Giles Unger
Harlow Name
Harlow Olivia Calliope Elliott
Harlow V. Fitzgerald
Harlow Monkey
Harlow Nyc
Harlow Madden

Notable Persons With the Last Name Harlow

Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1928 to 1937. Jean was born in 1911 as Harlean Harlow Carpenter in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.

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Shalom Harlow

Shalom Harlow is a model. Shalom was born in 1973 in Oshawa, Ontario.

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Jade Harlow

Jade was born in 1983.

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What does the name Harlow mean?

His for happy, your wonderful laugh.

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

Ris for responsible, honoring your obligations

Lis for look, the way you look at life.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Wis for wisdom, you acquire with age.

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