What does Glendon mean?
Glendon [glen-don] as a boys' name is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Glendon is "settlement in the glen". Place name.
Related boy name: Glen.Creative forms:
(male) Gerdon, Glenon, ..
(female) Glendony, Glendys, .. Middle name pairings:
Glendon Anderson (G.A.), ..
How popular is Glendon?
Glendon is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#84968 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name statistics of Glendon for boys. Glendon entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #706 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Glen (#1675 in recent rankings) is the only other popular variation form of Glendon rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Glendon was widespread in the 1930s (median #434) and is now significantly lower, with the version Glen becoming somewhat dated.
Glendon is pronounced similarly to Glendyn. Other recommended names are Aleron, Alsdon (see Alston), Andon▼, Beldon, Benton▲, Blandon, Blanton, Brandon▼, Brendon▼, Brenton, Claudon (see Claude), Cleavon, Cleon, Clevon, Clinton▼, Creedon, Eldon▼, Elsdon, Fenton, Gaeton, Galeno, Gannon▲, Genio, Geno, Geron, Gerson, Gidon, Gleann (see Glen), Glenavin, Glenavon, Glendale, Glendower, Glenn▼, Glennavon (see Glenavon), Glennie, Glennon, Glenny, Glinn, Glyndwr, Glynn, Gordon▼, Graydon, Greydon, Greyson▲, Hendron, Herndon, Jaedon, Jenson, Keenon, Keldon, Kendon, Kennon, Kenton, Kenyon▼, Kleon, Landon▲, Ledon, Leedon, Lindon, London▲, Lyndon, Meldon, Quenton, Randon, Renton, Seldon, Shandon, Sheldon▼, Swenson, Theodon, Trenton, Verdon, Weldon▼ and Zenon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Glendon.See names in meaning and etymology.