Harley

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Transferred use of the surname deriving from an Old English place name [1] [2]

1) Combination of HÆR and LEAH [3]

2) Old English 'deer' and 'slope, hillside' [2]

3) Variant form of Hartley [4]

Related Names

Harley
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Harly
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Arly

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Harley
Genitive: Harleys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Harley
Genitive: Harleyn
Partitive: Harleyta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Harley
Genitive: Harleys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Harley
Genitive: Harleys

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 57 people were named Harley (percentage of first or only given name: 32 %) [6]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
246 730 28 67 218 663
Denmark Denmark[8]
69
n.a.
9
n.a.
60
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
37 0 0
n.a.
37
Iceland Iceland[10]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
36
n.a.
5
n.a.
31
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Harley (m) Sources: [7][8][11][9]


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Riksarkivet/SVAR - Svensk arkivinformation: Sveriges befolkning 1910
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/