Popularity:1080
Origin:Gaelic
Meaning:Little rock; Harmony; Handsome
Allen is a masculine name of Gaelic origin. This name has roots in the Irish language, pulling from the word álainn, which translates to “handsome”—surely a welcome compliment to the parent of any new baby in your life! Allen also translates to “harmony”, which can remind both you and baby that there is beauty to be found in peace, and vice versa.

Famous People Named Allen

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Allen Ginsberg
    Poet
  • Lily Allen
    Artist
  • Steve Allen
    Comedian, Composer
  • Woody Allen
    Director
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