The most common definition of the name "Harley" is "hare meadow; the long field." Other meanings include "eagle meadow" or "rocky meadow." The name is used for both males and females and is of Old English origin.
Variations of the name Harley include "Harlee," "Harleigh," "Harly," "Harlea," "Arleigh," "Arley" and "Arlea." Names that are pronounced similarly include "Harlo," "Harlow," "Harloe," "Hurley," "Hurlee" and "Hurly." Harley is also a common surname. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, Harley ranked 2,397th out of more than 88,000 surnames and 526th out of 1,220 names for males.
Famous people with the name include actress Harley Jane Kozak, actress Harley Graham and wrestler Harley Race. Motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson also shares the name.Learn More
Prince Henry, the younger brother of Prince William and son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana of the United Kingdom, was born on September 15, 1984 under the full name of Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales. The current British royal family is from the House of Windsor, and the surname Mountbatten-Windsor is typically not used, with the territorial suffix of 'of Wales' or simply 'Wales' standing in for the surname. For example, in his capacity as a member of the British Military, Prince Harry is known as Harry Wales, with 'Wales' serving as his official surname.Full Answer >
Researcher John Dalton is only known by that name. He was born in Eaglesfiled, England, on September 6, 1766; he and his brother were both born color blind. He was a renowned chemist, physician and meteorologist.Full Answer >
The Lord Chamberlain's Men, the acting company with which William Shakespeare was closely associated, changed its name in 1603 to the King's Men because James I ascended to the throne that year and took the troupe under his patronage. King James was a particular fan of the theater.Full Answer >
In the most common definition of the grain unit of measurement, there are 64.8 mg in 1 grain, so there are about 0.016 grains in 1 mg. This grain unit is also known as a troy grain, an avoirdupois grain and an apothecary's grain. The metric grain or jeweler's grain is used to indicate the weight of diamonds and pearls and 1 metric grain is ¼ carat or 50 mg.Full Answer >