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What does Glenna mean?

Glenna Pronunciation of Glenna as a girls' name is pronounced GLEN-ah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Glenna is "glen". Modern feminine of Glen. A glen is a narrow valley between hills. Glen is occasionally used as a girl's name due to the actress Glenn Close. Actress Glenne Headley.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, modern, hills (mountain)


VARIANTS Gleana, Glenda, Gleneen, Glenene, Glenine, Glen, Glenn, Glenne, Glennene, Glennette, Glennie, Glyn, Glynn



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How popular is Glenna?

Glenna is a very prominent first name for females (#627 out of 4276, Top 15%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#72237 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Glenna reached its highest position of #276 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Glen, Glenda, Glenn and Glennie are the prominent varying forms of Glenna. Usage of these relations of Glenna was more pronounced among parents during the years 1940-1949 (ADOPTION OF 0.3%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Glenna, Glen, Glenda, Glenn, Glennie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Glenna and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Glenna is pronounced similarly to Glynae. Other recommended sound-alike names are Alanna, Aleana, Alena, Alenne, Alonna, Arlenna (see Arlinda), Brenna, Dalenna, Denna, Eleanna, Eleena, Elena, Elonna, Flanna, Gaenna, Galen, Galena, Galiana, Galianna, Galiena, Galina, Geena, Geenia, Geenya, Geina, Gena, Genia, Genna, Genni, Genny, Genya, Geonna, Gianna, Gilana, Giliana, Ginna, Gionna, Glenis, Glennda, Glennis, Glennys, Glenys, Glesni, Glynda, Gretna, Guenna, Guinna, Gunna, Gwenda, Gwenn, Gwenna, Gwenni, Gwenny, Gwinna, Gwynna, Helenna, Ileana, Ilena, Ilonna, Jenna, Kenna, Lenna, Nenna, Oleana, Olena, Olenka, Olenya, Penna, Quenna, Selenna, Sienna, Venna, Vienna and Zenna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Glenna.