First name origin & meaning:
Irish: Secluded wooded valley
First name variations: Glenn, Glenna, Glena, Glenda, Glyn, Glynnis, Glynis, Glenetta, Glenne, Glen
Last name origins & meanings:
- Welsh and Cornish: topographic name for someone who lived in a
valley, Welsh glyn, Cornish glin, or a habitational name
from a place named with this word. Morgan proposes Glynllifon in
Caernarfon as a probably source of the Welsh surname.
- Irish: reduced form of Gaelic Mag Fhloinn (see McGlynn).
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