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What does Glennon mean?

Glennon Pronunciation of Glennon [glen-non] as a name for boys means "glen". Glennon is a version of Glen (Irish, Gaelic): place name from Gaelic gleann.


9 alternative forms via Glen: Gleann, Glendon, Glendyn, Glenn, Glennard, Glennie, Glenny, Glinn and Glynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Galnon, Glonon, ..

(female) Glenan, Glenni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Glennon Sebastian (G.S.), ..

How popular is Glennon?

Glennon is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#8676 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Glennon entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its top position of #1536 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Glennon name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Glenn (#1143 from recent data), Glen (#1675), Glynn and Glendon are the popular varying forms of Glennon appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Glennie, are seldom used. These forms of Glennon were at the apex of their popularity in the 1950s (average #730) and have become significantly less common since, with versions such as Glenn falling out of fashion.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alanson, Aleron, Algernon, Aljernon, Benson, Benton, Blandon, Blanton, Brannon, Brendon, Brennon, Brenton, Cannon, Channon, Cleavon, Cleon, Clevon, Clinton, Fenton, Gaeton, Galeno, Gannon, Gaynnor (see Gaynor), Genio, Geno, Geron, Gerson, Giannos, Glenavin, Glenavon, Glenden, Glendin (see Glendon), Glennavin, Glennavon (see Glenavon), Glenton, Greydon, Greyson, Jenson, Kannon, Keenon, Kendon, Kennon, Kenton, Kenyon, Kleon, Mckennon, Quenton, Renton, Shannon, Swenson, Tannon, Trenton, Vernon and Zenon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Glennon.