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Allen Meaning & Etymology

french or syrian..from the meaning alan knights of mesopitainia or that area..horesmen or warriors from 2000-3000 bc

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Allen were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Allen. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Allen name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Allen vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages across time.

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