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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. AL-ən(English)
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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)
Feminine FormsAlaina, Alana, Alanna, Alannah, Alayna, Allyn, Alanis, Alannis, Allana, Allannah(English)
Other Languages & CulturesAlan(Breton) Alen(Croatian) Allan(Danish) Alain, Alan(French) Ailín(Irish) Alen(Slovene) Alun(Welsh)


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