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Allen Name Popularity

How popular is the name Allen? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 97 301 0.0855%
1911 99 363 0.0975%
1912 102 696 0.138%
1913 100 867 0.1529%
1914 105 1,033 0.1482%
1915 99 1,440 0.1585%
1916 101 1,557 0.1612%
1917 100 1,571 0.157%
1918 98 1,766 0.1645%
1919 99 1,645 0.1571%
1920 94 1,846 0.166%
1921 94 1,923 0.1679%
1922 94 1,881 0.1688%
1923 95 1,869 0.1669%
1924 94 2,027 0.1746%
1925 94 2,024 0.1791%
1926 94 2,006 0.1824%
1927 95 2,094 0.1892%
1928 93 2,129 0.199%
1929 86 2,180 0.2105%
1930 85 2,272 0.2175%
1931 79 2,292 0.2322%
1932 80 2,410 0.2439%
1933 83 2,194 0.2355%
1934 88 2,244 0.2321%
1935 83 2,303 0.237%
1936 81 2,304 0.2392%
1937 76 2,507 0.2544%
1938 73 2,827 0.2761%
1939 72 2,925 0.2876%
1940 71 3,027 0.2848%
1941 73 3,053 0.2713%
1942 71 3,564 0.2822%
1943 76 3,621 0.2774%
1944 77 3,409 0.2751%
1945 73 3,482 0.2855%
1946 74 4,292 0.2909%
1947 73 5,071 0.3038%
1948 72 4,760 0.2982%
1949 71 4,732 0.2942%
1950 70 4,839 0.3005%
1951 72 5,178 0.3054%
1952 77 4,956 0.2839%
1953 81 4,854 0.2743%
1954 82 4,828 0.2641%
1955 84 4,745 0.258%
1956 87 4,597 0.2434%
1957 91 4,424 0.2299%
1958 92 4,508 0.2385%
1959 97 4,362 0.2296%
1960 98 4,374 0.2309%
1961 96 4,387 0.2324%
1962 93 4,270 0.2326%
1963 90 4,339 0.2417%
1964 93 4,102 0.233%
1965 92 3,838 0.2347%
1966 97 3,417 0.2189%
1967 100 3,121 0.2057%
1968 100 2,965 0.1975%
1969 110 2,890 0.1876%
1970 114 2,926 0.1839%
1971 120 2,673 0.1779%
1972 123 2,292 0.1683%
1973 124 2,072 0.1598%
1974 124 2,099 0.1615%
1975 127 2,025 0.1576%
1976 134 1,963 0.1523%
1977 144 1,803 0.1338%
1978 143 1,820 0.1354%
1979 137 1,932 0.137%
1980 125 2,196 0.1502%
1981 130 2,058 0.14%
1982 122 2,214 0.1482%
1983 120 2,243 0.152%
1984 128 2,121 0.1426%
1985 128 2,182 0.1438%
1986 128 2,109 0.1397%
1987 128 2,163 0.1417%
1988 134 2,202 0.1413%
1989 130 2,355 0.1459%
1990 142 2,202 0.1329%
1991 152 2,103 0.129%
1992 163 1,906 0.1194%
1993 168 1,880 0.1206%
1994 179 1,726 0.1125%
1995 197 1,527 0.1013%
1996 212 1,443 0.0964%
1997 219 1,374 0.0929%
1998 238 1,292 0.0863%
1999 240 1,300 0.0868%
2000 250 1,320 0.0864%
2001 244 1,365 0.0906%
2002 246 1,366 0.0912%
2003 251 1,292 0.0849%
2004 256 1,274 0.0836%
2005 273 1,199 0.0784%
2006 283 1,201 0.0767%
2007 287 1,167 0.074%
2008 292 1,121 0.0725%
2009 312 1,006 0.0673%
2010 325 938 0.0651%
2011 316 974 0.0684%
2012 328 925 0.0649%
2013 347 875 0.0615%
2014 364 835 0.0573%
2015 350 929 0.0638%
2016 366 860 0.0596%
2017 394 764 0.0547%
2018 416 703 0.0512%
2019 434 652 0.0482%

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What names are variants of Allen?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Allan

Precious

German

#767 (0.017%)  
Allyn

Precious

German


What names sound like Allen?

If you like how Allen sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Allen.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Alen

Precious

German

#2,012 (0.0012%)  
Alleyn

Precious

German

Allin

Precious

German

Allon

Precious; oak tree

Hebrew


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1 Comment

  1. It was my husband’s cousin’s middle name that committed suicide right before my birthday


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