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Meaning and name origin

Glenn \g-le-nn\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Glenn), is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Glenn is "glen". Glenn is a variant of Glen (Irish, Gaelic): place name. Somewhat rarely used as a birth name for males. A name used for both sexes.

There are 2 feminine forms of Glenn: Glenna and Glynis.


Variations

Glenn has 5 variant forms: Gleann, Glin, Glinn, Glyn, Glynn.


Popularity

Glenn is a very popular first name for males (#117 out of 1220, Top 10%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#573 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Glenn for boys. Glenn reached its highest rank of #68 in the U.S. in 1950-1959 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Glenn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Glynn, Glenn and Glen. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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


Similar Names

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

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