Glenn

Glenn - A very unique male name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Glenn, meaning valley, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #94. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Glenn and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Glenn? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Glenn. The baby boy name Glenn was given to 121 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1078 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 13,562 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Glenn peaked in popularity 57 years ago in 1962 on position 55.



Famous with this name

Glenn Close
Scott Glenn
Glenn Strange


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Glenn is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Glenn is currently topping the baby name charts in Oregon at position #567 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,397.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Glenn is where you live.


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Glenn origin and meaning

Glenn is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means valley. To see famous people named Glenn, pop culture references for the name Glenn and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Glenn

We've found the following names that sound similar to Glenn, sorted by popularity.

Glen / Galen / Glynn / Gaylon / Glennon / Gaylen / Glyn / Gilman / Giuliano / Gleen /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121078
20111186
20101049
20091109
2008915
2007860
2006853
2005754
2004683
2003685
2002623
2001640
2000603
1999539
1998497
1997477
1996456
1995431
1994415
1993366
1992347
1991309
1990301
1989272
1988254
1987239
1986236
1985229
1984221
1983222
1982218
1981220
1980215
1979211
1978200
1977191
1976176
1975168
1974158
1973146
1972134
1971127
1970110
196988
196892
196791
196690
196585
196481
196364
196255
196164
196074
195978
195877
195762
195661
195559
195463
195367
195261
195158
195059
194961
194873
194771
194681
194593
194488
194385
194288
194186
194083
193987
193884
193789
193680
193580
193482
193374
193277
193172
193071
192980
192877
192776
192676
192577
192479
192384
192279
192180
192080
191984
191884
191786
191684
191587
191491
191385
191284
1911113
191094

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oregon567
Missouri571
Maryland663
Utah759
Ohio772
Michigan792
Florida887
Virginia891
Tennessee924
New York952
Georgia981
California1188
Pennsylvania1220
Texas1397

Even more about Glenn


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Glenn a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Glenn?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1962
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Glenn
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 13,562
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +121

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