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Name Allen

Origin:From a Celtic word for rockTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English, Scottish
US 2015 rank:#349     ... 347:Emanuel, 348:Killian, 349:Allen, 350:Atticus, 351:Desmond ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Ailén, Aillén, Alden, Alen, Allan, Aylén, Callen, Ellen, Aaden, Aaren     Details
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About Alan/Alana, the group of names with the same origin as Allen

Language of origin:Celtic
Info about origin, male:brought to England by the Normans in the Middle Ages
 meaning not known for sure, maybe from Celtic/Breton al (rock)
Words:al = the rock  Celtic
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:1:Lana Slovenia 2009,  5:Alain France 2011,  8:Alan England+Wales 1954,  58:Allan England+Wales 1954,  65:Alana Brazil 2009,  66:Alanna Ireland 2003,  97:Allen USA 1960-1969,  155:Alaina USA 2011,  202:Alayna USA 2012
Old/original forms:Alanus Latinized
Name variants:Alaina, Alana, Alanis, Alanna, Alayna, Lana, Alain, Alan, Allan, Allen   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 184,  1980-1989 129,  1970-1979 130,  1960-1969 97
USA yearlyGraph2015 349,  2014 367,  2013 349,  2012 327,  2011 318,  2010 323,  2009 311,  2008 295,  2007 288,  2006 283,  2005 272,  2004 256,  2003 250,  2002 246,  2001 244,  2000 250,  1999 244,  1998 239,  1997 219,  1996 212,  1995 197,  1994 179,  1993 168