Allen: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A spelling variant of the Celtic name Alan, meaning “handsome.” And rest assured you’ll definitely think he is, even when he’s wailing in the middle of the night.


Al, Alley.

Famous people named Allen:

Actors Allen Alvarado and Allen Leech; basketball pro Allen Iverson.

Fun fact:

Allen is a city in Texas with a population of just under 100,000.

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