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Glenn

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126k Glen (Scottish)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 48 5 43
1881 50 5 45
1882 51 0 51
1883 70 5 65
1884 67 6 61
1885 77 9 68
1886 105 6 99
1887 91 5 86
1888 118 8 110
1889 110 7 103
1890 128 11 117
1891 150 12 138
1892 150 11 139
1893 138 7 131
1894 148 6 142
1895 173 23 150
1896 187 13 174
1897 181 10 171
1898 190 12 178
1899 173 12 161
1900 214 20 194
1901 190 10 180 #94 boy name
1902 193 8 185
1903 203 5 198 #97 boy name
1904 225 8 217 #99 boy name
1905 203 14 189
1906 230 13 217 #98 boy name
1907 241 7 234
1908 264 17 247
1909 271 10 261
1910 357 8 349 #97 boy name
1911 355 12 343
1912 959 11 948 #84 boy name
1913 1,142 20 1,122 #85 boy name
1914 1,347 21 1,326 #91 boy name
1915 1,870 28 1,842 #87 boy name
1916 2,004 34 1,970 #84 boy name
1917 2,024 27 1,997 #86 boy name
1918 2,281 28 2,253 #84 boy name
1919 2,173 20 2,153 #84 boy name
1920 2,401 26 2,375 #80 boy name
1921 2,481 32 2,449 #80 boy name
1922 2,445 19 2,426 #79 boy name
1923 2,406 38 2,368 #84 boy name
1924 2,618 31 2,587 #79 boy name
1925 2,659 48 2,611 #77 boy name
1926 2,661 27 2,634 #75 boy name
1927 2,707 37 2,670 #76 boy name
1928 2,627 28 2,599 #76 boy name
1929 2,473 39 2,434 #80 boy name
1930 2,800 41 2,759 #71 boy name
1931 2,636 14 2,622 #72 boy name
1932 2,454 18 2,436 #77 boy name
1933 2,391 24 2,367 #74 boy name
1934 2,365 26 2,339 #82 boy name
1935 2,458 21 2,437 #78 boy name
1936 2,345 18 2,327 #80 boy name
1937 2,288 26 2,262 #89 boy name
1938 2,384 15 2,369 #83 boy name
1939 2,315 14 2,301 #87 boy name
1940 2,480 15 2,465 #83 boy name
1941 2,546 23 2,523 #86 boy name
1942 2,912 25 2,887 #88 boy name
1943 3,082 32 3,050 #85 boy name
1944 2,866 17 2,849 #88 boy name
1945 2,745 14 2,731 #93 boy name
1946 3,919 25 3,894 #81 boy name
1947 5,180 25 5,155 #71 boy name
1948 4,778 35 4,743 #73 boy name
1949 5,438 26 5,412 #61 boy name
1950 5,500 31 5,469 #59 boy name
1951 5,822 25 5,797 #58 boy name
1952 5,965 21 5,944 #61 boy name
1953 5,765 30 5,735 #67 boy name
1954 6,255 20 6,235 #63 boy name
1955 6,262 19 6,243 #59 boy name
1956 6,242 37 6,205 #61 boy name
1957 6,285 34 6,251 #62 boy name
1958 5,478 27 5,451 #77 boy name
1959 5,392 39 5,353 #79 boy name
1960 5,580 22 5,558 #74 boy name
1961 6,307 33 6,274 #64 boy name
1962 7,389 33 7,356 #55 boy name
1963 5,997 23 5,974 #65 boy name
1964 4,770 22 4,748 #81 boy name
1965 4,379 14 4,365 #85 boy name
1966 3,690 25 3,665 #90 boy name
1967 3,460 16 3,444 #91 boy name
1968 3,257 14 3,243 #92 boy name
1969 3,489 19 3,470 #88 boy name
1970 3,031 23 3,008
1971 2,493 15 2,478
1972 1,997 15 1,982
1973 1,710 11 1,699
1974 1,564 20 1,544
1975 1,398 14 1,384
1976 1,325 6 1,319
1977 1,255 11 1,244
1978 1,128 7 1,121
1979 1,127 10 1,117
1980 1,155 11 1,144
1981 1,114 8 1,106
1982 1,096 8 1,088
1983 1,025 11 1,014
1984 1,026 5 1,021
1985 1,022 20 1,002
1986 996 14 982
1987 996 10 986
1988 934 11 923
1989 929 18 911
1990 868 14 854
1991 854 12 842
1992 707 11 696
1993 670 17 653
1994 562 9 553
1995 538 9 529
1996 495 12 483
1997 470 11 459
1998 440 0 440
1999 409 12 397
2000 335 0 335
2001 307 5 302
2002 321 0 321
2003 296 0 296
2004 296 0 296
2005 261 0 261
2006 236 0 236
2007 260 0 260
2008 246 0 246
2009 175 0 175
2010 189 0 189
2011 162 0 162
2012 179 0 179
2013 162 0 162
2014 159 0 159
2015 164 0 164

Want to know about the popularity of the Glenn baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 249,377 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1947 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Glenn" ranks #68 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, 83 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1947. Across the entire United States a total of 5,180 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Glenn popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Glenn" mean? The list below shows the origins of Glenn as well as things modernly associated with the name Glenn such as celebrities named Glenn.

Origin and Meaning of Glenn

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.

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 Quinn

Glenn Quinn is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to 2002. Glenn was born in 1970 as Glenn Martin Christopher Francis Quinn in Dublin, Ireland.

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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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Other Inspirations for the Name Glenn

Glenn Beck
Glenn Dale Golf
Glenn Dale Md
Glenn Danzig
Glenn Greenwald
Glenn Howerton
Glenn Gronkowski

Alternative Meanings

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

N is for nice, need I say more?

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 "Nnelg". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Glenn born Nov 5, 1950

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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 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

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.

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