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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.
There are 2 feminine forms of Glenn: Glenna and Glynis.
Glenn has 5 variant forms: Gleann, Glin, Glinn, Glyn, Glynn.
Glenn is a very popular first name for males (#117 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#573 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Glenn for boys (2015 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Glenn and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Glen, Glenn and Glynn. (2015 statistics).
Suggested similar baby names are Galen, Galeno, Gilean, Glennie and Glenny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Glenn.