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Allen Numerology :
Personality No. 11. People with the name Allen tend to be charismatic, cooperative, intuitive, and have a pleasing personality with a gentle manner. Person with name Allen having 11 as Personality number work hard to gain confidence and overcome in-born shyness. As a child, and into your early twenties, nervous energy may have caused you to bite your nails or express your nervousness in other ways. You are extremely sensitive and intuitive. More Numerology
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Allen with popular German Surnames:

Allen Raab,   Allen Hess,   Allen Haug,   Allen Kluge,   Allen Dutton

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Allen was ranked top 85 in American in year 1930 and most recently ranked 349 in American in year 2015 More about rank of Allen

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The masculine name Allen is a variant of Alan, but the meaning behind the name is not clear. It was used back in the 6th century in Brittany and could possible mean either “handsome” or “little rock” in Breton. On the other hand, it could be in reference to the tribal name of the Alans, who were an Iranian people that migrated back in the 4th and 5th centuries into Europe.

The name has been given to many famous people, from Allen Ginsberg the American poet to Woody Allen the actor and film director, who used Allen for his stage name.

More About German Name : Allen

  • Allen is of Gaelic origin, variant of Alan(Old German), meaning is ‘Precious’. From English origin it means ‘ Little rock’.

    Allen Ginsberg, an American beat poet; American actor and film director Woody Allen, who took the stage name Allen from his real first name; Bryan Allen is a professional ice hockey defenceman in the NHL( National Hockey League), playing for the Florida Panthers.

  • From Irish and Scottish origin Allen means ‘ Fair and handsome’.

Famous Name Allen

  • Allen Read

    was an American etymologist and lexicographer, best known for his studies into the words "okay" and "fuck."Read was born in Winnebago, Minnesota, earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Northern Iowa (then called Iowa State Teachers College) in 1925, a master's degree from the University of Iowa in 1926, and studied at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar from 1928-1931. He was a chaired professor at Columbia University in New York City from 1945 until 1975.[2] He is a past president of the Semiotic Society of America (1980).He was a repeated contributor to American Speech by 1931; his first extended work, Lexical Evidence from Folk Epigraphy in Western North America: A Glossarial Study of the Low Element in the English Vocabulary, was privately published in Paris in 1935 since its description of bathroom graffiti was considered too racy for American publishers.[citation needed] It was eventually published in the United States in 1977, under the title Classic American Graffiti, ISBN 0916500063.


  • Harry Allen

    was an English professional footballer, who played most of his career for Wolverhampton Wanderers, and was their captain.Allen started his career with Walsall Swifts before moving to Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1886, making his senior debut - and scoring - in a 6-0 FA Cup win over Matlock Town on 30 October 1886.


Allen also appears in following countries/origins/languages: Celtic, American, Australian, Gaelic, Danish

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  • What does the name Allen mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning Form Of Alan. Noble. in German. Allen also named in Celtic, American, Australian, Gaelic, Danish for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Allen. What does the name Allen mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Allen. History of name and famous personality with Allen will help to update our database and other website users.

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