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What does Glinn mean?

Glinn Pronunciation of Glinn [glinn] as a name for boys. Glinn means "glen". Glinn is an alternate form of Glen (Irish, Gaelic): place name from Gaelic gleann.


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

5 more different relations via Glen: Glendon, Glendyn, Glennie, Glennon and Glenny.

Creative forms:
(male) Gilinn, Glind, ..

(female) Glina, Gline, ..

Middle name pairings:
Glinn Solomon (G.S.), ..

How popular is Glinn?

Glinn is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#97848 out of 150436, Top 65%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Glenn (#1143 a year ago), Glen (#1675), Glynn, Glyn, Glennon and Glendon are the prominent alternative forms of Glinn (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Glendyn, are uncommon. These forms of Glinn were popular as baby names 7 decades ago (usage of 0.4%) and have become significantly less conventional since, with forms such as Glen falling out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Recommended names are Alann, Elwinn (see Elvin), Finn, Flainn (see Flann), Flann, Flinn, Flynn, Gaine, Gains, Galin, Gaylinn, Gian, Gilian, Gino, Guinn, Gunn, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwynn, Linn, Quinn and Winn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Glinn.