Glenna

First Name
26k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
253
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Glenna

"Glenna" is a name of American origin, and it means "From the Glen". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

From male given name , from Scottish , secluded valley

  1. A female given name, in quiet use since the 19th century.

Notable Persons Named Glenna

Glenna Maxey Goodacre is a sculptor of:, vietnam women's memorial, portraits of stephen f. austin, dan blocker, ronald w. reagan, sculpture, stephen f. austin, ronald reagan, sculptorof:, portraits ofstephen f. austin, and andronald w. reagan. Glenna was born in 1939 in Texas, USA.

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Glenna Collett-Vare is a golf player.

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Glenna F. Hansen is a Commissioners of the Northwest Territories. She was most prominent from 2000 to 2005. Glenna was born on August 10th, 1956 in Aklavik.

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Glenna Sue Kidd is a baseball player for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Glenna was born on September 2nd, 1933 in Choctaw, Arkansas.

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Glenna was born on February 27th, 1877. She died on March 24th, 1945.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 7 0
1881 10 10 0
1882 6 6 0
1883 10 10 0
1884 9 9 0
1885 22 22 0
1886 15 15 0
1887 16 16 0
1888 25 25 0
1889 20 20 0
1890 24 24 0
1891 19 19 0
1892 26 26 0
1893 32 32 0
1894 24 24 0
1895 38 38 0
1896 43 43 0
1897 51 51 0
1898 45 45 0
1899 51 51 0
1900 45 45 0
1901 32 32 0
1902 41 41 0
1903 50 50 0
1904 53 53 0
1905 46 46 0
1906 49 49 0
1907 41 41 0
1908 52 52 0
1909 62 62 0
1910 66 66 0
1911 72 72 0
1912 97 97 0
1913 113 113 0
1914 149 149 0
1915 185 185 0
1916 221 221 0
1917 249 249 0
1918 276 276 0
1919 275 275 0
1920 268 268 0
1921 328 328 0
1922 330 330 0
1923 391 391 0
1924 399 399 0
1925 410 410 0
1926 467 467 0
1927 429 429 0
1928 519 519 0
1929 477 477 0
1930 555 555 0
1931 564 564 0
1932 515 515 0
1933 505 505 0
1934 515 515 0
1935 479 479 0
1936 425 425 0
1937 499 499 0
1938 463 463 0
1939 456 456 0
1940 468 463 5
1941 462 462 0
1942 489 489 0
1943 500 500 0
1944 512 512 0
1945 453 453 0
1946 529 529 0
1947 613 613 0
1948 587 587 0
1949 567 567 0
1950 600 600 0
1951 645 645 0
1952 583 583 0
1953 540 540 0
1954 521 521 0
1955 461 461 0
1956 404 404 0
1957 324 324 0
1958 309 309 0
1959 297 297 0
1960 287 287 0
1961 257 257 0
1962 298 298 0
1963 241 241 0
1964 210 210 0
1965 164 164 0
1966 152 152 0
1967 161 161 0
1968 137 137 0
1969 142 142 0
1970 132 132 0
1971 143 143 0
1972 117 117 0
1973 91 91 0
1974 87 87 0
1975 99 99 0
1976 86 86 0
1977 77 77 0
1978 52 52 0
1979 62 62 0
1980 61 61 0
1981 49 49 0
1982 45 45 0
1983 41 41 0
1984 42 42 0
1985 47 47 0
1986 51 51 0
1987 53 53 0
1988 49 49 0
1989 52 52 0
1990 38 38 0
1991 41 41 0
1992 40 40 0
1993 42 42 0
1994 45 45 0
1995 31 31 0
1996 30 30 0
1997 31 31 0
1998 30 30 0
1999 17 17 0
2000 20 20 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 11 11 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 20 20 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 9 9 0
2007 13 13 0
2008 10 10 0
2009 9 9 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 10 10 0
2012 8 8 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 12 12 0
2015 8 8 0
2016 11 11 0

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Popularity of Glenna as a first name

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Popularity of Glenna as a last name

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Common last names for Glenna

  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Moore
  • Baker
  • Wilson
  • Thomas
  • Young
  • Wright
  • Hall
  • White
  • Martin
  • Anderson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Glenna U.S.
  White 96.84% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Glenna

People with the last name Glenna are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Glenna

  • How Popular is the name Glenna? Glenna is the 1,484th most popular name of all time. As a last name Glenna was the 76,029th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Glenna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,557 babies born with the first name Glenna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Glenna to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Glenna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Glenna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Glenna is Saturday, November 21st, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Glenna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Glenna was in 1951 with a total of 645 babies.
  • Random Glenna Factoid: According to the 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Glenna ranks 73rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 13 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1931.
  • Weird things about the name Glenna: Your name in reverse order is Annelg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nelang. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Glenna? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 253 people with the last name Glenna.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Glenna? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Glenna as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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