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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #292 most popular

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126k Glen (Scottish)

What does the name "Glenn" mean?

Glenn (Scottish): From the wooded valley

The name "Glenn" is of Scottish origin and it means "From the wooded valley". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

G is for great, that describes you.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nnelg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nelgn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Glenn" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Glenn? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 249,210 babies born with the name Glenn in the United States. That's more than enough Glenns to occupy the territory of French Guiana (France) with an estimated population of 243,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 48 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Glenn" was in 1962 with a total of 7,356 babies. (That's a lot of baby Glenns)

According to the 1967 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Glenn" is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 131 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1967. Across the entire United States a total of 3,460 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Glenn popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Glenn in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Glenn

Glenn Close

Glenn Close is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1974 to present. Glenn was born in 1947 in Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.


Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller is a bandleader, musician, arranger, and composer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1923 to 1944. Glenn was born in 1904 as Alton Glenn Miller in Clarinda, Iowa, United States.


Glenn Ford

Glenn Ford is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1939 to 1991. Glenn was born in 1916 as Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford in Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada.


Glenn Hoddle

Glenn Hoddle is a football biography. Glenn was born in 1957 in Hayes, England.


Glenn Jacobs

Glenn Jacobs is a professional wrestler. Glenn was born in 1968 as Glenn Thomas Jacobs in Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain.


Glenn McQueen

Glenn McQueen is a computer animator. Glenn was born in 1960 as Glenn John McQueen in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Past life for Glenn born Oct 18, 1981

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.