Glidden Family History
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Glidden Name Meaning
English (Devon): apparently a habitational name possibly from Glidden in Hampshire, which is named from Old English gleoda ‘kite’ + dun ‘hill’. Compare Gledhill. However, the concentration of the surname in Devon suggests that it may also have arisen from another place, now lost.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hidden, Hedden, Baisden, Lingen, Linde, Gladson, Liden, Linden