Glenn Name Meaning & Origin

Glenn

Pronunciation: GLEHN (key)

Origin of the name Glenn:

Derived from the Gaelic gleann (mountain valley, a narrow, secluded valley). It is unclear whether the surname or the given name came first. Var: Glen, Glyn, Glynn.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Actress Glenn Close
WWE Wrestler Kane - Glenn Jacobs

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Glenn Quagmire, sex-crazed neighbor on Family Guy.
Glenn- a knight from the Middle Ages in Chrono Trigger, human form of Frog.
Glenn Rhee- a kind-hearted and compassionate young man in Robert Kirkman's comic book series, The Walking Dead. He is also Maggie Greene's love interest and husband. Glenn Rhee appears as a main character in the AMC TV series, The Walking Dead as well with the same personality and role as in the comics.

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