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Allen - Letter A - Boy Baby Names

In our Allen boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Allen
  • Meaning: Taken From Alan
  • Origin: Irish
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 262,431 boys given the name Allen. That is approximately 0.15% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Allen is most popular in California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Ohio.
  • Similar sounding names: Alain, Alan, Allan, Allen, Allyn, Alma, Almon, Alwin
  • Popularity of Allen:
    YearRankTotal 2012 327 955 2011 317 993 2010 322 965 2009 311 1,029 2008 294 1,136 2007 288 1,189 2006 285 1,222 2005 273 1,221 2004 255 1,294 2003 250 1,314 2002 246 1,376