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.

Related Names

VariantsAlan, Allan, Allyn(English) Alan, Allan(Scottish)
DiminutiveAl(English)
Feminine FormsAlaina, Alana, Alanna, Alannah, Alayna, Allyn, Alanis, Alannis, Allana, Allannah(English)
Other Languages & CulturesAlan(Breton) Alen(Croatian) Allan(Danish) Allan(Estonian) Alain, Alan(French) Ailín(Irish) Alen(Slovene) Allan(Swedish) Alun(Welsh)
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Entry updated January 22, 2019