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Meaning and Name Origin

Glenn \g-le-nn\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Glenn) has the meaning "glen". Glenn is a form of Glen (Irish, Gaelic): place name. A slightly rare baby name.


Variations

Glenn has 5 variants: Gleann, Glin, Glinn, Glyn and Glynn.

Glenn has 7 more related forms via Glen: Glendale, Glendon, Glendyn, Glennard, Glennie, Glennon and Glenny.

Glenn has 2 feminine forms: Glenna and Glynis.


Popularity

Glenn is a very prominent first name for men (#117 out of 1220, Top 10%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#573 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Glenn for boys. Glenn reached its apex position of #68 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Glenn and corresponding names. Glen, Glendon and Glynn are the prominent alternative forms of Glenn. Usage of these boy names reached its peak during 1930-1939 and is now significantly less, with the versions Glen, Glendon, Glenn and Glynn becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

Recommended similar baby names are Galen, Galeno and Gilean. These names tend to be less commonly used than Glenn.

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