US Popularity:4459
Other Origin(s):Gaelic
Meaning:Glen; Valley; Narrow valley
Glen is a masculine name of Irish origin that comes from the Irish gleann. It can also be spelled as Glenn and means “glen,” “valley,” or “narrow valley,” giving the name somewhat of a peaceful aura. Although it has quite strong Gaelic roots, it has been a popular choice in Sweden thanks to the emigration of Scotsman in the area. With a name like Glen, baby will never forget where they came from.

Famous People Named Glen

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  • Glen Campbell

Glen Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Glen is currently #4459 in U.S. births
Boy:Glen is currently #1336 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 493
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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