Meaning and Origin of: Harlan
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- German : Flax
- Old English : Rabbit archer
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Family name origins & meanings:
- Northern Irish (of English origin) : altered form of Harland 1.
- Harlan Co., KY, was named for Major Silas Harlan (d. 1782). John Marshall Harlan, born in KY in 1833, became a U.S. Supreme Court justice.