The name Allen is a boy's name of Celtic origin meaning "handsome". Allen is ranked #421 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Midcentury Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".
From the experts:
Allen is the spelling most associated with the surname; it might also be the most appropriate if you're trying to steer clear of Al as a nickname, as this can easily offer you Len or Lenny as options.
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