Where is Allen from?

My guess is...


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I'm 93% certain Allen is male.

According to a dataset of 6580, the average Allen is around 62 years old.

Origins of the name Allen

Origins English, Scottish

Pronounced AL-ən(English)

Gender Masculine

Traits include: classic, mature, formal, wholesome, strong, refined, simple, serious, nerdy

Variant of Alan. A famous bearer of this name was Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997), an American beat poet. Another is the American film director and actor Woody Allen (1935-), who took the stage name Allen from his real first name.

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How do we know this about Allen

(and is it secret spies?)

We use a combination of data from the internet, and our own Machine Learning models to make these predictions.
In a gist, we use a Machine Learning model trained on a diverse global dataset of 100m+ names, and use it to predict different traits for a person based on first name!
NameGuessr guesses a person's nationality, age, and gender based on their name. We also try to give insightful info around the name's origin, name meaning, and name pronounciation.