Given Name ALLEN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: A-lən (English)  [details]

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.
VARIANTS: Alan, Allan, Allyn (English), Alan, Allan (Scottish)
DIMINUTIVE: Al (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Alaina, Alana, Alanna, Alannah, Alayna, Allyn, Alanis, Alannis, Allana, Allannah (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Alan (Breton), Alen (Croatian), Allan (Danish), Alain, Alan (French), Ailín (Irish), Alen (Slovene), Alun (Welsh)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017