Glendenning Family History

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Glendenning Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Westerkirk, Dumfries, recorded in 1384 as Glendonwyne. It is probably named from Welsh glyn ‘valley’ + din ‘fort’ + gwyn ‘fair’, ‘white’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dunning, Glendinning, Glendon, Glendening, Clendenning, Menning

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Glendenning Family Origin

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Glendenning Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Shoemaker

    4%
  • Tailor

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Shoemaker and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glendenning. The most common Glendenning occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Glendenning's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Glendenning family was Annuitant.

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Glendenning Historical Records

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Glendenning Life Expectancy

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