Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. AL-ən
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Meaning & History

Variant of Alan, or from a surname that was derived from this same name. 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

VariantsAlan, Allan, Allyn
DiminutiveAl
Other Languages & CulturesAlen(Armenian) Alan(Breton) Alen(Croatian) Allan(Danish) Allan(Estonian) Alain, Alan(French) Alan, Allan(Scottish) Ailean(Scottish Gaelic) Alen(Slovene) Allan(Swedish) Alun(Welsh)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022