The Clendaniel surname was taken on from the place name Glendonwyne, a parish of Westkirk, Dumfries, on record since the 14th century.
Early Origins of the Clendaniel family
The surname Clendaniel was first found in Roxburghshire
, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Clendaniel family
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Clendaniel Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Glendinning, Glendowyn, Glendowyne, Glendonyn, Glendonwyn, Glendening, Glendon, Glenden, Glendin, Glendining, Glendinnin, Glendyning, Glendounn, Clendenning, Clendinning and many more.
Early Notables of the Clendaniel family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Matthew de Glendonwyn (d. 1408), late 14th and early 15th century bishop of Glasgow, elected to the see after the death of Cardinal Walter Wardlaw, his predecessor as bishop, elected sometime between Wardlaw's death in September and Matthew's first appearance as bishop-elect in... Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Clendaniel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Clendaniel family to Ireland
Some of the Clendaniel family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Clendaniel family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Clendaniel Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- William W. Clendaniel, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
- Anne Clendaniel, aged 28, who settled in Easton, Pennsylvania in 1921
- Mary Clendaniel, aged 56, who emigrated to Lincoln City, Delaware, in 1922
Contemporary Notables of the name Clendaniel (post 1700)
- Howard A. Clendaniel (1932-2018), American farmer and politician who served in the Delaware House of Representatives
- Max Clendaniel (b. 1989), American camerman, director and writer, known for his work on The 84th Academy Awards
- Charles Clendaniel, American cinematographer
- Cameron Clendaniel, American editor, producer and writer, best known for Aristide and the Endless Revolution (2005) and American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein (2009)