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Glen meaning and name origin
Glen \g-len\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Glen), is pronounced glen. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Glen is "glen". Place name. A glen is a narrow valley between hills. As a surname, Glen would refer to an ancestor who lived in such a valley. Singer Glen Campbell; band leader Glenn Miller; pianist Glenn Gould; hockey player Glen Murray.
Glen has 13 variant forms: Gleann, Glendale, Glendon, Glendyn, Glenn, Glennard, Glennie, Glennon, Glenny, Glin, Glinn, Glyn and Glynn.
Baby names that sound like Glen are Galen, Cleon, Kleon, Gaylen, Galyn, Galin, Galeno, Galan, Gillen, Gilean, Gilon, Kalen, Klein and Kylen.
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Popularity of Glen
Glen is a very popular first name for men (#188 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9238 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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