No. Of Syllables:2
No. Of Letters:5
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Allen is "rock, handsome".
It is also of English and Scottish origin, where its meaning is "handsome".
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Allen is a variant spelling of Alan.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Allen Iverson.
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Names Like This
Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.
Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.