Meaning and Origin of: Glynn
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First name origins & meanings:
- Irish : Secluded wooded valley
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Welsh and Cornish : topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Welsh glyn, Cornish glin, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. Morgan proposes Glynllifon in Caernarfon as a probably source of the Welsh surname.
- Irish : reduced form of Gaelic Mag Fhloinn (see McGlynn).