ALLEN
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AL-ən (English)   [key]
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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Alan, Allan, Allyn (English), Alan, Allan (Scottish)
DIMINUTIVE: Al (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Alaina, Alana, Alanis, Alanna, Alannah, Alannis, Alayna, Allana, Allannah, Lana (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Alan (Breton), Alen (Croatian), Alain, Alan (French), Ailín (Irish), Alen (Slovene), Alun (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  ranked #349