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is a Scottish
The Scottish people , or Scots, are a nation and ethnic group native to Scotland. Historically they emerged from an amalgamation of the Picts and Gaels, incorporating neighbouring Britons to the south as well as invading Germanic peoples such as the Anglo-Saxons and the Norse.In modern use,...
name and surname which means "handsome". Variant spellings include Alan, Allan, etc. The noble family of this surname, from which a branch went to Portugal, is descended of one Alanus de Buckenhall.
may refer to:
as a taxonomical authority may refer to:
- Joel Asaph Allen
Joel Asaph Allen was an American zoologist and ornithologist, born in Springfield, Massachusetts.He studied at Harvard University under Louis Agassiz...
- Glover Morrill Allen
Glover Morrill Allen was an American zoologist.He was born at Walpole, New Hampshire, the son of Reverend Nathaniel Glover Allen and Harriet Ann Allen, and studied at Harvard University,...
- Gerald R. Allen (born 1942), ichthyologist
- In Argentina:
- Allen, Río Negro
Allen is a city in the province of Río Negro, Argentina. It has 26,083 inhabitants as per the . It is located on the left-hand side of the Alto Valle of the Río Negro, near its beginning in the confluence of the Neuquén and Limay rivers, about west of General Roca and east of Neuquén.Allen was...
- In Ireland:
- Allen, County Kildare
Allen is a village in County Kildare in Ireland located on regional road R415 between Kilmeage and Milltown. The village is overlooked by Hill of Allen, which in recent times has been scarred by quarrying...
- In Northern Ireland:
- Allen (townland), a townland in the parish of Desertcreat
Desertcreat is a parish in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. The civil parish of Desertcreat is in the eastern part of County Tyrone in the barony Dungannon Upper, immediately south of the parish of Derryloran, which contains the town of Cookstown, and immediately north of the parish of Pomeroy...
, County Tyrone
- In the Philippines:
- Allen, Northern Samar
Allen is a 5th class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 20,066 people in 4,145 households...
- In the United Kingdom:
- Allen, Cornwall
- River Allen, Dorset
- River Allen, Northumberland
The River Allen is a river in the English county of Northumberland.The Allen is a tributary of the River South Tyne. It gives its name to Allendale....
- In the United States:
- Allen, California
Allen is an unincorporated community in Amador County, California. It is located on the Bear River, at an elevation of 8,113 feet ....
- Allen, Kansas
Allen is a city in Lyon County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 177. It is part of the Emporia Micropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:Allen is located at...
- Allen, Kentucky
There were 67 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. 35.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.9% had someone...
- Allen, Louisiana
Allen is an unincorporated community in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is located approximately 11 miles northwest of Natchitoches near the intersection of Interstate 49 and Louisiana Highway 485....
- Allen, Maryland
Allen is an unincorporated community in Wicomico County, Maryland, United States.-References:...
- Allen, Michigan
Allen is a village in Hillsdale County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 225.The village is within Allen Township at the junction of US 12 and M-49.- History :...
- Allen, Nebraska
Allen is a village in Dixon County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Sioux City, IA–NE–SD Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 411 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Allen is located at ....
- Allen, New York
Allen is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 462 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Ethan Allen.The Town of Allen is in the north-central part of Allegany County.-History:...
- Allen County, Ohio
Allen County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population was 106,331 as of the 2010 census. It is included in the Lima, Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Lima–Van Wert–Wapakoneta Combined Statistical Area....
- Allen, Oklahoma
Allen is a town in Hughes and Pontotoc counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The population was 951 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Allen is located on State Highway 1 about northeast of Ada, which is the county seat of Pontotoc County....
- Allen, South Dakota
Allen is a census-designated place in Bennett County, South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a population of 420. It is considered the poorest place in the United States...
- Allen, Texas
Allen is a city in Collin County, Texas, United States, a northern suburb of Dallas. As of the 2010 census the city had a total population of 84,246.-Geography:According to the City of Allen, the city has a total area of...
- Allen Township (disambiguation), several
- Allen County (disambiguation), several
Allen's is a hamburger joint and nightclub originally in the Normaltown neighborhood of Athens, Georgia, now located at the corner of Hawthorne and Oglethorpe Avenues.-History:...
, a hamburger joint in Athens, Georgia
- Allen (Prison Break), episode of the TV series Prison Break
- Hurricane Allen
Hurricane Allen was the first and strongest hurricane of the 1980 Atlantic hurricane season. It was one of the strongest hurricanes in recorded history, one of the few hurricanes to reach Category 5 status on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale on three separate occasions, and spent more time...
, hurricane in 1980
- Allen (1913 Automobile), early American automobile
- Allen key, also known as Hex key
A hex key, Allen key, or Allen wrench is a tool of hexagonal cross-section used to drive bolts and screws that have a hexagonal socket in the head .- Nomenclature :...
, type of screw hole
- Allen Army Air Field, in Alaska
- "Allen" (broken down as "Allen Part 1" and "Allen Part 2"), two episodes of the Adult Swim animated television series Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1
- Alan (disambiguation)
- Alen (given name)
- Allan (disambiguation)
- Allyn (disambiguation)
Allyn is an unincorporated community in Mason County, Washington, United States.Allyn may also refer to:People with the given name Allyn:* Allyn Abbott Young , American economist* Allyn Ann McLerie , American dancer...
Alleyn is a surname, and may refer to:* Charles Joseph Alleyn , Quebec lawyer and political figure* Edward Alleyn , English actor* James Alleyn , English educationalist...
Alleine is a surname, and may refer to:* Joseph Alleine , English Puritan Nonconformist pastor and author* Richard Alleine , English Puritan divine-See also:...
- Van Allen (disambiguation)