Allen: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Allen

Allen

Pronunciation: AL-ən (key)

Origin of the name Allen:

Variant of Alan, a Celtic name of uncertain etymology. Alan was brought to England by the Normans during the Conquest. The name was borne by Alan, earl of Brittany, a follower of William the Conqueror.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Alan, Allan

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Allen Ginsberg, American Beat poet ("Howl")
Allen Leech, Irish actor (Downton Abbey)
Allen Frizzell, country gospel star("Man of His Word")

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Allen Walker, character in a Japanese animation "D.Grey-Man"

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