Allen Name Meaning & Origin
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.
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Allen and Nella are anagrams of each other; they share they same letters.
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A family name. I think this is a great middle name and will use it someday.
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