Glendon Family History
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