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What does Glenny mean?

Glenny Pronunciation of Glenny [glen-ny] as a name for boys. The name Glenny means "glen". Glenny is a variant form of Glen (Irish, Gaelic): place name from Gaelic gleann.


Glenny has 1 variant: Glennie.

10 more relations via Glen: Gleann, Glendon, Glendyn, Glenn, Glennard, Glennon, Glin, Glinn, Glyn and Glynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Glengo, Glenno, ..

(female) Glenia, Glensy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Glenny Ilan (G.I.), ..

How popular is Glenny?

Glenny is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#53047 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Glen (#1675 a year ago), Glendon, Glenn (#1143), Glennon, Glyn and Glynn are the popular related forms of Glenny (outside Top 2000). These relations of Glenny reached the top of their popularity 7 decades ago (average #881) and have become significantly less popular since (#1803, 97% less usage), with versions such as Glen becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Albany, Benny, Berny, Cheny, Chesny, Cluny, Danny, Denny, Donny, Galen, Galeno, Geary, Gene, Genio, Geno, Gentry, Gerry, Gery, Gianney (see Gian), Gianni, Gianny, Gilean, Glenden, Glendin (see Glendon), Glenton, Greely, Grey, Gronwy, Guinn, Gunn, Gunne, Gwinn, Gwynn, Johnny, Jonny, Kenny, Lanny, Lenny, Lonny, Manny, Renny, Ronny, Sonny, Stepny, Sunny, Sweeny, Tenny and Vinny. These names tend to be more commonly used than Glenny.