Glen Family History
Glen Name Meaning
Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Gaelic gleann, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Glen near Peebles. English: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire, so named from an Old English word glean ‘glen’, ‘valley’ (from Celtic glinn). Jewish (Ashkenazic): presumably an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish names.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press