Glendon Family History

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Glendon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Devon or from Glendon Hall in Northamptonshire. The first is named from Cornish glynne ‘valley’ + Old English dun ‘hill’, while the Northamptonshire place name is from Old English cl?ne ‘clean’ (i.e. clear of weeds) + dun. Irish: reduced and altered form of MacAlinden, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Fhionntáin ‘son of a devotee of (Saint) Fintan’. Compare Lindy.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hendon, Glennon, Brandon, Kenton, Lindon, Glandon, London, Bendon

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Glendon Family Origin

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Glendon Family Occupations

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  • Bookkeeper

    100%

In 1881, the most common Glendon occupation in Canada was Bookkeeper. 100% of Glendon's were Bookkeepers.

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