Name: Allen

Origin and Meaning of the Name Allen

  • Meaning:
    Rock
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AL en)
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Miscellaneous Info for Allen

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Variant of Allen.

    Bearers include poet Allen Ginsberg, basketball player Allen Iverson and American musician Allen Toussaint.

    As a surname, notable bearers include film director Woody Allen, singer Lily Allen and musician and comedian Steve Allen.

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