Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: From The Woods
Main Origin Language: Scottish
(Or View Glen Girl)

In 2017 the name Glen...

• was given to 99 baby boys
• was the 1,605th most popular name for baby boys
• was 23% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Illinois, Ohio, and California
• was about as popular as Sire and Olin
Babies Named Glen Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Glen...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1962
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2016
• is 96% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 67% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Ted, Douglas, Kenneth, Ann, Dianna, Cathleen
• has the most opposite popularity history to Ian, Vicente, Nathanael, Shoshana, Noemi, Asha
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Glen Per State
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Geographically the name Glen...

• 1% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Auden, Ignatius, Jayse, Lenore, Bayley, Mariya
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Samuel, Asher, Eli, Abigail, Elizabeth, Lily
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Glen by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Glen are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Glen will be the only kid named Glen in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Glen compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Glen rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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