What does Glenna mean?
Glenna \g-lenna, gl(en)-na\ as a girls' 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 prominent first name for females (#627 out of 4276, Top 15%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#72237 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Glenna for girls. Glenna reached its highest position of #292 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Glenda, Glenn and Glennie are the prominent varying forms of Glenna. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.3935%) and has become much lower since, with the forms Glenda, Glenna and Glennie becoming less fashionable. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Glenna and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)