Pender


Pender
This interesting surname, of Anglo-Saxon origin with variant spellings Pinder, Pindar, Pindor, and Pender, is an occupational name for an official who was responsible for rounding up stray animals and placing them in a pound, deriving from an agent derivative of the Middle English "pin(en)", Olde English pre 7th Century "pyndan", meaning "to shut up, or to enclose". The surname dates back to the early 13th Century (see below), and further recordings include one William le Pendere (1231), in the Calendar of the Patent Rolls, Essex, and Richard le Pundere (1296), recorded in the Subsidy Rolls of Sussex. Recordings from London Church Registers include: the marriage of Margaret Pynder and John Hobby on October 13th 1549, at St. Stephen's, Coleman Street; the christening of Alice, daughter of Richard Pinder, on October 3rd 1558, at St. Lawrence Poutney; and the christening of William, son of William and Cathren Pender, on November 2nd 1729, at St. Olave's, Southwark. One Thomas Pender, aged 24 yrs., a famine emigrant, sailed from Dublin aboard the "Perseverance" bound for New York, on May 18th 1846. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Richard le Pynder, which was dated 1219, witness in the "Assize Court Rolls of Yorkshire", during the reign of King Henry 111, known as "The Frenchman", 1216 - 1272. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Pender — steht für: Pender (Nebraska), ein Ort im US Bundesstaat Nebraska Pender County, ein County im US Bundesstaat North Carolina Pender Harbour, eine Siedlung in der kanadischen Provinz British Columbia Pender Island, eine Insel in der kanadischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pender — Pender, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 1148 Housing Units (2000): 542 Land area (2000): 0.637120 sq. miles (1.650133 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.637120 sq. miles (1.650133… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Pender, NE — U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 1148 Housing Units (2000): 542 Land area (2000): 0.637120 sq. miles (1.650133 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.637120 sq. miles (1.650133 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • pender — de a decisão final pendia do estado do tempo; do tecto pendia um lindo candeeiro. pender para este móvel pende para trás …   Dicionario dos verbos portugueses

  • pender — |ê| v. intr. 1. Estar pendurado ou suspenso. 2. Estar inclinado ou descaído. 3. Depender. 4. Estar meio resolvido. 5. Estar para cair. 6. Ter inclinação para. 7. Estar iminente. • v. tr. 8. Fazer inclinar ou cair. • v. pron. 9. Inclinar se,… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • pender — verbo intransitivo 1. Estar (una cosa) colgada, suspendida o inclinada en [un lugar]: De los bordes pendían trozos de madera. Sinónimo: colgar. 2. Existir …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • pender — (Del lat. pendēre). 1. intr. Dicho de una cosa: Estar colgada, suspendida o inclinada. 2. Estar subordinado a alguien o algo. 3. Dicho de un pleito o de un negocio: Estar por resolverse o terminarse …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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  • pender — (Del lat. pendere.) ► verbo intransitivo 1 Estar una cosa colgada o inclinada: ■ de sus orejas pendían unos lujosos pendientes. REG. PREPOSICIONAL + de SINÓNIMO colgar 2 Estar una persona subordinada a otra o a una cosa: ■ la decisión final pende …   Enciclopedia Universal


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