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Ranked #292


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 8 (Ranked #2170).

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 look, the way you look at life.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nnelg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ngeln". 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 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Glenn" is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of only 320 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 west? 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 Jul 4, 1948

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 Northern Africa approximately on 1650. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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

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