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What does Glendyn mean?

Glendyn Pronunciation of Glendyn [glen-dyn] as a name for boys. The meaning of the name Glendyn is "glen". Glendyn is an alternate spelling of Glen (Irish, Gaelic): place name from Gaelic gleann.


Glendyn has 1 variant: Glendon.

9 more alternative forms via Glen: Gleann, Glendale, Glenn, Glennie, Glennon, Glenny, Glinn, Glyn and Glynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Gendyn, Gledyn, ..

(female) Glendie, Glenyn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Glendyn Freddie (G.F.), ..

How popular is Glendyn?

Glendyn is a rare first name for men. Glendyn is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Glen (#1675 via latest list), Glendon, Glenn (#1143), Glennon, Glyn and Glynn are the prominent varying forms of Glendyn (not ranked). Other variants, like Glenny, are seldom used. These relations of Glendyn were popular with parents 7 decades ago (adoption of 0.4%) and are now significantly less conventional, with forms such as Glenn becoming less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Glen, Glendon, Glenn, Glennon, Glyn, Glynn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Glendyn is alike in pronunciation to Glenden and Glendin. Other recommended names are Brandyn, Brendyn, Brentyn, Brenyn, Gladwyn, Glenavin, Glenavon, Glenton, Glyndwr, Greydon, Jenkyn (see Jenkin), Landyn and Valentyn. Like Glendyn, these names are not frequently used.