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Glen Meaning


What does Glen mean?

The name Glen is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Glen is "glen, valley".

It is also of English and Scottish origin, where its meaning is "valley".

Glen is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Glen.

The Given Name Glen

Glen is a stylish and enchanting name.

A name fit for a child full of grace and distinction, a little explorer.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Glen falls into the landform name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Glen 'Turk' Edwards.

Glen Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,893 in baby name popularity for boys with 78 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,610 in baby name popularity for boys with 99 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Glen sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Glen Name Popularity Page.

Glen Related Names

Variants of the name Glen include Glenn.

The name Glenna is a form of Glen.

Famous Glens

  • Glen 'Turk' Edwards ~ Football Player

Glen Numerology

What will your new littleGlen be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Glen Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Glen in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Glen.

Just for fun, see the name Glen in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Glen in Nautical Flags page.