Harlow

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Usage

Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Norwegian name; variant form of Harlof [1]

2) English name (less likely in the Nordic countries); transferred use of a surname, originally a place name

2a) Combination of Old English here = 'army' (see HER) and Old English hlāw = 'tumulus', 'mound', 'hill' [2]

2b) Combination of Old English higera = 'jay' and Old English hlāw = 'tumulus', 'mound', 'hill' [2]

Related Names

Harlow
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian

See also Harlof

Grammar

Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Harlow
Genitive: Harlows

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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&
Denmark Denmark[3]
2
n.a.
1
n.a.
1
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 3 0 0 0 3
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
2 0 0
n.a.
2
Norway Norway[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[7]
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Harlow.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. 2.0 2.1 A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  3. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/