Glen

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Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

English and Scottish name derived from a surname, originally a Gaelic place name:

Gaelic gleann = '(narrow) valley' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Glen
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Glenn
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Glenny
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Swedish

For female forms see Glenna

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Denmark: 20th century [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Denmark: 1970 - 1985 [2]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[4]
2 n.a. 277 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 2 238 391
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 208 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 126
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Glen.

Sources: [5] [4] [6] [7]

References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi