When George Ulmer Kendall was born on 12 May 1843, in Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Harmon Kendall, was 36 and his mother, Livera Minerva Pulsipher, was 28.
English: habitational name from Kendal in Cumbria, which takes its name from the river Kent + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’, or from the valley of the river Kent itself.
English (of Welsh origin): from an Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Cynddelw, which was borne by a famous 12th-century Welsh poet. It probably derives from a Celtic word meaning ‘exalted, high’ + delw ‘image, effigy’.
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