Infographic of Glen name meaning, which is “The man from the valley,” from the Gaelic gleann, a mountain valley. Also spelled Glenn.
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Glen Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 164 147 0.0418%
1911 155 175 0.047%
1912 139 425 0.0843%
1913 127 589 0.1039%
1914 123 829 0.119%
1915 122 1,096 0.1206%
1916 122 1,135 0.1175%
1917 122 1,214 0.1213%
1918 125 1,291 0.1203%
1919 116 1,368 0.1306%
1920 121 1,395 0.1255%
1921 117 1,492 0.1303%
1922 123 1,361 0.1222%
1923 120 1,433 0.1279%
1924 117 1,499 0.1291%
1925 116 1,520 0.1345%
1926 121 1,500 0.1364%
1927 114 1,606 0.1451%
1928 115 1,579 0.1476%
1929 120 1,415 0.1366%
1930 113 1,580 0.1513%
1931 113 1,545 0.1565%
1932 118 1,452 0.147%
1933 124 1,317 0.1414%
1934 120 1,432 0.1481%
1935 124 1,368 0.1408%
1936 120 1,407 0.1461%
1937 122 1,336 0.1356%
1938 121 1,443 0.141%
1939 123 1,413 0.1389%
1940 131 1,409 0.1326%
1941 137 1,392 0.1237%
1942 144 1,409 0.1116%
1943 145 1,433 0.1098%
1944 146 1,441 0.1163%
1945 149 1,372 0.1125%
1946 143 1,662 0.1126%
1947 137 2,063 0.1236%
1948 133 2,040 0.1278%
1949 127 2,188 0.136%
1950 124 2,169 0.1347%
1951 127 2,215 0.1306%
1952 121 2,476 0.1418%
1953 129 2,380 0.1345%
1954 131 2,489 0.1362%
1955 130 2,487 0.1352%
1956 125 2,711 0.1435%
1957 129 2,922 0.1518%
1958 131 2,780 0.1471%
1959 133 2,699 0.1421%
1960 143 2,433 0.1284%
1961 134 2,685 0.1422%
1962 128 2,833 0.1543%
1963 143 2,359 0.1314%
1964 154 2,119 0.1204%
1965 148 2,069 0.1265%
1966 159 1,741 0.1115%
1967 157 1,696 0.1118%
1968 162 1,654 0.1102%
1969 135 2,239 0.1453%
1970 155 1,984 0.1247%
1971 174 1,516 0.1009%
1972 201 1,128 0.0828%
1973 239 848 0.0654%
1974 241 798 0.0614%
1975 250 777 0.0605%
1976 258 722 0.056%
1977 291 644 0.0478%
1978 291 626 0.0466%
1979 318 561 0.0398%
1980 317 573 0.0392%
1981 314 572 0.0389%
1982 328 546 0.0365%
1983 339 498 0.0337%
1984 334 527 0.0354%
1985 358 474 0.0312%
1986 387 433 0.0287%
1987 369 480 0.0315%
1988 398 458 0.0294%
1989 435 424 0.0263%
1990 471 396 0.0239%
1991 491 368 0.0226%
1992 529 325 0.0204%
1993 566 282 0.0181%
1994 586 265 0.0173%
1995 602 249 0.0165%
1996 642 218 0.0146%
1997 705 179 0.0121%
1998 760 159 0.0106%
1999 854 130 0.0087%
2000 798 155 0.0101%
2001 869 136 0.009%
2002 935 121 0.0081%
2003 1,054 96 0.0063%
2004 1,129 86 0.0056%
2005 1,241 73 0.0048%
2006 1,713 33 0.0021%
2007 1,383 62 0.0039%
2008 1,672 37 0.0024%
2009 1,550 46 0.0031%
2010 1,457 53 0.0037%
2011 1,511 46 0.0032%
2012 1,638 36 0.0025%
2013 1,472 48 0.0034%
2014 1,562 42 0.0029%
2015 1,620 39 0.0027%
2016 1,837 24 0.0017%
2017 1,844 24 0.0017%
2018 1,914 21 0.0015%
2019 2,054 16 0.0012%

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Names Like Glen

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What names are variants of Glen?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Glen.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Gleann

Glen

Irish

Glendale

Glen

Irish

Glendon

Settlement in the glen

Scottish

Glendyn

Glen

Irish

Glenn

Glen

Irish

#1,231 (0.0058%)  
Glennard

Glen

Irish

Glennie

Glen

Irish

Glennon

Glen

Irish

Glenny

Glen

Irish

Glin

Glen; valley of water

Welsh

Glinn

Glen

Irish

Glyn

Glen; valley of water

Welsh

Glynn

Glen; valley of water

Welsh


What names sound like Glen?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cleon

Renowned

Greek

Galan

Calm

Greek

Galen

Calm

Greek

#2,779 (0.0004%)  
Galeno

Calm

Greek

Galin

Calm

Greek

Galyn

Calm

Greek

Gaylen

Calm

Greek

Gilean

Servant of Saint John

Irish

Gillen

Servant of Saint John

Irish

Gilon

Joy

Hebrew

Kalen

Gaelic

#1,925 (0.0015%)  
Klein

Small

German

Kleon

Renowned

Greek

Kylen

Narrow, straight

Gaelic

#902 (0.0123%)  

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