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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Clendenen

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  • A submission from Ohio, United States says the name Clendenen means "Clendenen comes from the name Glendinning. The Glendinnings are a sept of the Douglas Clan and the history of the name goes back to Adam de Glendonwyn who was alive during the reign of Alexander III of Scotland, circa 1286. Adam's descendants became knights and substantial landholders, fighting alongside the Douglas clan leaders in their battles with the English and were often to be found offering themselves to English Kings as hostage for their countrymen's good behaviour."" and is of Scottish origin.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Clendenen

Jim was born on January 11th, 1953. Jim is also known as James Alexander Clendenen.


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Popularity of Clendenen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Clendenen U.S.
  White 91.04% 64.26%
  African American 2.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Clendenen

People with the last name Clendenen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Clendenen

  • How Popular is the name Clendenen? As a last name Clendenen was the 20,116th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Clendenen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Clendenen is Wednesday, February 15th, 1899.
  • How unique is the name Clendenen? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Clendenen. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Clendenen: Your name in reverse order is Nenednelc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eecndnlne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Clendenen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,328 people with the last name Clendenen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Clendenen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Clendenen as their last name since less than 1 person in 222k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Clendenen born Mar 18, 2014

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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