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Meaning of Glynis

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The name Glynis has the following meaning:

A pure and holy person. Variant of Glenys/Glan. Also has the meaning of "a narrow valley" in Irish.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Glynis is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Glynis in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Glynis is pronounced as glin-nis


Glynis originates from the Welsh language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Glynis and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Glynis: Boys - Lloyd, Owen, Girls - Enid, Nerys, Both genders - Bryn, Carey, Deverell, Dylan, Gladys, Jennifer


Popular Variants for the name Glynis: Glinyce, Glinyss, Glynnes, Glynuce


Common nicknames for the name Glynis are: Glyn


We think the name Glynis should fall under the following style category: Celtic.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Glynis to be: An athletic and rich woman

In one word, you might describe Glynis as a(n) "rich" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Glynis (or its variants) are:

Glynis Nunn, born on 4 December, a famous athlete. Glynis Nunn's background: A former Australian heptathlete, the first Olympic champion in the event.

Glynis Johns, born on 5 October, a famous actress. Glynis Johns's background: A British stage and film actress, dancer, pianist and singer. She is cited as the 'complete actress', who happens to be a trained pianist and singer. She is also an accomplished dancer, and was qualified to teach ballet by the age of ten.

Glynis Coles, born on 20 February, a famous athlete. Glynis Coles's background: A retired English professional tennis player.
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