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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Glenn, John Glenn, John Herschel Glenn Jr.noun

    made the first orbital rocket-powered flight by a United States astronaut in 1962; later in United States Senate (1921-)


  1. Glennnoun

    A surname, variant of Glen.

  2. Glennnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname, fairly popular in the middle of the 20th century.

    The Glen was the prettiest place she knew, so pretty she thought she ought to name her first baby after it. With another "n" added "to make it look more like a name", she called him Glenn Hammond Curtiss. The middle name was taken from the town itself, or its first settler, Lazarus Hammond. The whimsy of naming her son after a local landmark was typical of Lua Curtiss. Then too a name like Glenn Hammond Curtiss has sweep and resonance, was much less commonplace than Harry or Jim or Charlie; or Frank, like his father.

  3. Glennnoun

    A female given name transferred from the surname.


  1. glenn

    As a name, Glenn is of Gaelic origin and typically used for boys. It means "valley". In names, it can be used both as a first name and a surname. However, it could also be referring to Glenn County in California, USA. The context would provide more specifics.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GLENN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Glenn is ranked #669 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Glenn surname appeared 51,043 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 17 would have the surname Glenn.

    61.4% or 31,346 total occurrences were White.
    32.7% or 16,732 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 1,220 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.3% or 1,184 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.6% or 322 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 245 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Glenn in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Glenn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Glenn in a Sentence

  1. Tim Kaine:

    Virginians have very strong feelings about Donald Trump and Virginians are sophisticated with elections every year. So we know what's going on, the way that Glenn Youngkin has tried to kind of have it both ways of -- taking advantage of Donald Trump and preaching electoral integrity and bringing Steve Bannon in for a rally, but then saying you didn't know about it, glenn Youngkin's trying to have it both ways, but it's clear that Glenn Youngkin is a Donald Trump acolyte, as Terry McAuliffe has said, and Joe Biden has said too, and that just doesn't go over well.

  2. Brian Stryker:

    The respondents kind of laughed at that approach, they said,' Oh, these silly ads that compared Glenn Youngkin to Donald Trump the person — Glenn Youngkin just doesn't seem like Glenn Youngkin.'.

  3. Terry McAuliffe:

    Glenn Youngkin is not a reasonable Glenn Youngkin, i call Glenn Youngkin Donald Trump in khakis. Do we want a lapdog to Donald Trump to be our governor here in the commonwealth ? No we don't.

  4. Jason Johnson:

    The only reason that we're talking about critical race theory is because Glenn Youngkin had 18 months to convince people that Glenn Youngkin was not a fire-breathing horns out of Glenn Youngkin skull racist. You can only talk about critical race theory if you present yourself as the kind of neutral white guy who’s like, ‘ I don't dislike brown people, I just think this is going a little too far. ’ So it only works if you've been able to present yourself as neutral or non-hostile on race issues. That's not something that a lot of Republicans are very good at.

  5. Nicolle Wallace:

    Glenn Youngkin worshipped at the altar of Donald Trump … Glenn Youngkin did not really put much distance between Glenn Youngkin and Donald Trump on the big lie or the deadly insurrection, so, I think that the real ominous thing, is that critical race theory, which is n’t real, turned the suburbs 15 points to the Trump-insurrection-endorsed Republican.

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