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PronouncedPron.A-lən English

Meaning & History

Variant of ALAN. A famous bearer of this name was Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997), an American beat poet. Another is the American film director and actor Woody Allen (1935-), who took the stage name Allen from his real first name.
VariantsAlan, Allan, Allyn English Alan, Allan Scottish
DiminutiveAl English
Other Languages & CulturesAlan Breton Alen Croatian Allan Danish Alain, Alan French Ailín Irish Alen Slovene Alun Welsh


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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute