glendon boy

First name origin & meaning:

Irish: Secluded wooded valley

First name variations: Glenn, Glenard, Glenon, Glean, Gleann, Glennie, Glennis, Glennon, Glenny, Glen

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. 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 dūn ‘hill’, while the Northamptonshire place name is from Old English clǣne ‘clean’ (i.e. clear of weeds) + dūn.
  2. Irish: reduced and altered form of MacAlinden, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Fhionntáin ‘son of a devotee of (Saint) Fintan’. Compare Lindy.
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