What does Pendleton mean?
Pendleton \p(e)-ndle-ton, pen(d)-leton\ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Pendleton is "overhanging settlement". Place name that may refer to a town on a clifftop. Actor Austin Pendleton.
Pendleton is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#2076 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Pendleton for boys. Pendleton has not made it into the list so far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)