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Correct spelling: allen

Definition of allen:

1) American filmmaker and comic actor ( 1935-)

2) a soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British ( 1738- 1789)

3) United States filmmaker and comic actor ( 1935-)

4) United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns ( 1906- 1964)

Common misspellings for allen:

  • alen (40%)
  • allens (16%)
  • alllen (13%)
  • allem (13%)
  • alein (7%)
  • alean (4%)
  • alle (4%)
  • allon (2%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.



Origin: Gaelic

Allen as a boy's name is pronounced AL-en. It is of Gaelic origin. Variant of Alan (Old German) "precious". Allen is an English and American preference; Allan is Scottish. See also Alain.

Sounds Like: Alen, Allon, Allin, Alleyn.

Variants: Allyn, Allan.

Examples of usage for allen:

1) Let Allen try it first; better that he than that all should be lost." "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", , William Dobein James.

2) " Take no heed of them," said Allen. "The Devil's Garden", , W. B. Maxwell.

3) " Thank you kindly," said Allen. "The Devil's Garden", , W. B. Maxwell.

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