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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 has 13 variant forms: Gleana, Glenda, Gleneen, Glenene, Glenine, Glen, Glenn, Glenne, Glennene, Glennette, Glennie, Glyn and Glynn.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Glenna name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Glenna outside U.S.

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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Glennie, Glenda, Glenn, Glenna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Glenna and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Gaenna, Galena, Genna, Glennda, Guenna and Gwenna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Glenna.