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] [4]

Related Names

Glen
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Glend
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Swedish
Glenn
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Glenny
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Danish Swedish

See also Glyn

For female forms see Glenna

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Glen
Genitive: Glens
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Glen
Genitive: Glenin
Partitive: Gleniä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Glen
Genitive: Glens
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Glen
Genitive: Glens

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
227 390 0 4 227 386
Denmark Denmark[6]
279
n.a.
2
n.a.
277
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
210
n.a.
0
n.a.
210
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
137 0 0
n.a.
137
Iceland Iceland[9]
3 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.


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 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/