Arlen Family History
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Arlen Name Meaning
In at least a few cases, this is a respelling of German Erlen. However, the original surname of the composer Harold Arlen was Arluck (a name of obscure origin), while the playwright Michael Arlen was Kouyoumdjian, an Armenian name.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Allen, Arden, Carlin, Kallen, Arey, Achen, Maren, Harben, Alley