What does Glenn mean?
(male) Gleyn, Guenn, ..
(female) Glenia, Gleny, .. Middle name pairings:
Glenn Graydon (G.G.), ..
How popular is Glenn?
Glenn is a very prominent first name for men (#117 out of 1220, Top 10%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#627 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Glenn reached its apex position of #68 in the U.S. in the 1950s, and is at #1143 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Glen (#1675 via latest list), Glendon, Glennon, Glyn and Glynn are the prominent alternative forms of Glenn (#1143 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Glennard, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Glenn reached its peak 65 years ago (average #881) and is now significantly less, with versions like Glenn becoming less in vogue.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Alann, Arlenn, Benn, Brenn, Fenn, Flann, Flinn, Flynn▲, Galen▼, Galeno, Gene▼, Geno, Gilean, Glenden, Glendin (see Glendon), Glenton, Guinn, Gunn, Gwinn, Gwynn, Jalenn, Kenn, Lenn and Penn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Glenn.