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249k
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since 1880

Glenn

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: From the wooded valley
  • #292 All Time
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126k Glen (Scottish)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188048543
188150545
188251051
188370565
188467661
188577968
1886105699
188791586
18881188110
18891107103
189012811117
189115012138
189215011139
18931387131
18941486142
189517323150
189618713174
189718110171
189819012178
189917312161
190021420194
190119010180#94 boy name
19021938185
19032035198#97 boy name
19042258217#99 boy name
190520314189
190623013217#98 boy name
19072417234
190826417247
190927110261
19103578349#97 boy name
191135512343
191295911948#84 boy name
19131,142201,122#85 boy name
19141,347211,326#91 boy name
19151,870281,842#87 boy name
19162,004341,970#84 boy name
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19212,482322,450#80 boy name
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19232,407382,369#84 boy name
19242,618312,587#79 boy name
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19282,626282,598#76 boy name
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19302,801412,760#71 boy name
19312,636142,622#72 boy name
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19332,391242,367#74 boy name
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19412,546232,523#86 boy name
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19475,180255,155#71 boy name
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19495,436265,410#61 boy name
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19525,967215,946#61 boy name
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19566,241376,204#61 boy name
19576,286346,252#62 boy name
19585,477275,450#77 boy name
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19616,307336,274#64 boy name
19627,389337,356#55 boy name
19635,997235,974#65 boy name
19644,770224,748#81 boy name
19654,379144,365#85 boy name
19663,690253,665#90 boy name
19673,460163,444#91 boy name
19683,258143,244#92 boy name
19693,490193,471#88 boy name
19703,031233,008
19712,493152,478
19721,997151,982
19731,711111,700
19741,565201,545
19751,398141,384
19761,32561,319
19771,255111,244
19781,12871,121
19791,127101,117
19801,155111,144
19811,11481,106
19821,09681,088
19831,025111,014
19841,02651,021
19851,022201,002
198699614982
198799610986
198893411923
198992918911
199086714853
199185412842
199270711696
199367017653
19945629553
19955389529
199649512483
199747011459
19984400440
199940912397
20003350335
20013075302
20023200320
20032960296
20042960296
20052610261
20062360236
20072600260
20082460246
20091750175
20101890189
20111620162
20121790179
20131620162
20141580158

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 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Glenn" ranks #53 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 91 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1934. Across the entire United States a total of 2,365 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 giggle, a laugh never hurts!

L is for love, everlasting.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

N is for nice, need I say more?

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nnelg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nnegl". 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.

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 south east? 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 her career being from 1974 to present. Glenn was born in 1947 in Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.

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Glenn Miller

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

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Glenn Ford

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

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Glenn Hoddle

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

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Glenn Jacobs

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

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Glenn McQueen

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

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Past life for Glenn born Oct 5, 1952

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Glenn

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

Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.

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