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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.


Glen is a very popular first name for males (#188 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9238 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Glen for boys (2015 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Glen and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Glen, Glendon, Glenn and Glynn. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Glen, Glendon, Glenn, Glynn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Alen, Galan, Galen, Galeno, Galin, Galyn, Gaylen, Gilean, Gillen, Gilon and Olen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Glen.


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