Gender: Male Meaning of Pendleton: "overhanging settlement" Origin of Pendleton: English

The name Pendleton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "overhanging settlement". Pendleton and is often added to lists like Names with Military Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop one with middles ... BOYS :)".

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Pembroke's brother.

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lesliemarion Says:


Now, I agree that Pembroke is a bit British butlerish, but Pendleton I adore. I think of wooly Pendleton shirts and Camp Pendleton (a military base I think). It seems plenty masculine to me and I like Pen as a nickname.