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Pendleton Surname Origin

(Locality). The summit of the hill, Gaelic, from pendle, the summit, and dun, a hill. Pen-dal-ton, the town at the head of the valley.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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