Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Germanic name, possibly from hari "army" or erlaz "noble" combined with leib "descendant, heir, heritage" (or Old Norse cognates). This was the name of the mother of William the Conqueror, who, according to tradition, was a commoner.

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Other Languages & CulturesArlet(Catalan) Arlette(French)

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Entry updated April 25, 2021