What does Glenna mean?
Glenna [glen-na] as a girls' name is pronounced GLEN-ah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Glenna is "glen". Modern feminine of Glen. A glen is a narrow valley between hills. Glen is occasionally used as a girl's name due to the actress Glenn Close. Actress Glenne Headley.
(female) Glennay, Gleny, ..
(male) Glena, Glenwy, ..
How popular is Glenna?
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 history of Glenna for girls. Glenna reached its highest position of #276 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Glen, Glenda, Glenn and Glennie are the prominent varying forms of Glenna. Usage of these relations of Glenna was more pronounced among parents during the years 1940-1949 (adoption of 0.2%).
Glenna▼ is pronounced similarly to Glynae. Other recommended names are Alanna▲, Aleana, Alena▲, Alenne, Alonna, Arlenna (see Arlinda), Brenna▼, Dalenna, Denna, Eleanna, Eleena, Elena▲, Elonna, Flanna, Gaenna, Galen, Galena, Galiana, Galianna, Galiena, Galina, Geena, Geenia, Geenya, Geina, Gena▼, Genia, Genna, Genni, Genny, Genya, Geonna, Gianna, Gilana, Giliana, Ginna, Gionna, Glenis, Glennda, Glennis, Glennys, Glenys, Glesni, Glynda, Gretna, Guenna, Guinna, Gunna, Gwenda, Gwenn, Gwenna, Gwenni, Gwenny, Gwinna, Gwynna, Helenna, Ileana, Ilena, Ilonna, Jenna▼, Kenna▲, Lenna▼, Nenna, Oleana, Olena, Olenka, Olenya, Penna, Quenna, Selenna, Sienna▲, Venna, Vienna▲ and Zenna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Glenna.