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What does Glenden mean?

Glenden Pronunciation of Glenden [glen-den] as a boys' name. The meaning of Glenden is "settlement in the glen". Glenden is a version of Glendon (Scottish, Gaelic): place name.


Glenden has 1 variant: Glendin.

1 more relation via Glendon: Glenton.

Creative forms:
(male) Glende, Glenman, ..

(female) Glene, Glentel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Glenden Wilson (G.W.), ..

How popular is Glenden?

Glenden is an uncommon first name for men. Glenden is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Glendon is the only prominent varying form of Glenden (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Glenton, are uncommon. This form of Glenden was popular in the 1920s (adoption of 0.01%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Glendon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Glenden is pronounced similarly to Glendyn. Other recommended names are Alden, Belden, Bensen, Blagden, Branden, Brenden, Brennen, Brenten, Elden, Geddes, Gefen, Geffen, Gene, Glade, Glades, Gleann (see Glen), Glen, Glenavin, Glenavon, Glendale, Glendower, Glenn, Glennie, Glennon, Glenny, Glinn, Glyndwer (see Glendower), Glyndwr, Glynn, Godden, Golden, Gorden, Greydon, Guenter, Gyandev, Jaeden, Jensen, Kaeden, Keenen, Kelden, Kienen, Landen, Linden, Lynden, Melden, Quenten, Selden, Shelden, Slayden, Sleven, Stensen, Swensen, Trenten and Welden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Glenden.

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