Meaning:Settlement in the glen
Of Scottish origin, Glendon is a boy's name meaning "settlement in the glen." Its picturesque meaning refers to a hill or hillside in a secluded valley, making it a rustic pick for baby. Its origin can be traced back to its use as a locational surname in England and Scotland. Some famous bearers of the name include Glendon Swarthout, an American author known for his Western and crime novels, and political scientist Glendon Schubert. Nicknames for Glendon include Don, Donny, Glen, Glenny, Len, and Lenny. The name also appears in the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin.
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