Meaning and name origin
Glenna \g-lenna, gl(en)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced GLEN-ah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Glenna is "glen". A glen is a narrow valley between hills. Glenn is occasionally used as a girl's name due to the actress Glenn Close. Actress Glenne Headley.
Glenna is a very popular first name for females (#627 out of 4276, Top 15%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#40626 out of 88799, Top 46%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Glenna for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Glenna and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Glennie, Glenda, Glenn and Glenna. (2014 statistics).