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Gender: Female Meaning of Glynis: "small glen, valley" Origin of Glynis: Welsh

The name Glynis is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "small glen, valley". Glynis and is often added to lists like Girl Baby Names That End With S and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

The feminine version of the common Welsh name Glyn became somewhat known in this country via the charming Welsh actress Glynis Johns. Variations include Glenys and Glynys. With other Welsh names--Gwyneth, Bronwyn, Bryn, Griffith--now on the American table, Glynis could make a distinctive tribute to an Uncle Glenn.

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Famous People Named Glynis

Glynis Johns, Welsh actress
Glynis Barber, South African actress
Glynis Marie Breakwell, English psychologist
Glynis Coles, English tennis player
Glynis Leanne Nunn, Australian heptathlete
Glynis Sweeny, American illustrator and cartoonist

Pop Culture References for the name Glynis

Glynis Granville, main character on TV's "Glynis," played by Glynis Johns

Glyn, Glinyce, Glinys, Glynnis, Glinyss, Glinnis