Marion L Allen

1938–2006 (Age 68)
Twin Falls Co, Idaho, United States

The Life of Marion L

When Marion L Allen was born on 9 August 1938, his father, Clyde Allen, was 24 and his mother, Leora Elizabeth Jones, was 21. He died on 1 December 2006, at the age of 68.

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Clyde Allen
1913–1972
Leora Elizabeth Jones
1917–2008
Marion L Allen
1938–2006

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Marion L Allen, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

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