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Name Vendela

Origin:From a Old High German word for WendTools:

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About the name Vendela in particular

Languages of use:Scandinavian
Short forms:Vendla
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Vendel, Vendla, Andela, Candela, Entela, Gundela, Mendel, Vencel, Venera, Venla     Details
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About Wendelin/Wendelina, the group of names with the same origin as Vendela

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:short form of names starting with Wendel-, like e.g. Wendelbert
 the name element wendel is from the Germanic name of a Slavic tribe, the Wends, often equated with the Vandals
 known from Saint Wendelin (6th/7th century AD)
Words:wend = the Wend (member of the Slavic tribe of the Wends)  Old High German
Topics:Short form
Variants' top ranks:1:Venla Finland/Finnish 2015,  77:Vendela Sweden 2002,  85:Vendel Hungary 2020,  700:Wendell USA 1990-1999
Name variants:Vendela, Vendla, Venla, Wendelina, Vendel, Wendel, Wendelin, Wendell   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Vendela

SwedenGraph2008 99,  2006 93,  2005 90,  2004 78,  2003 84,  2002 772001 88,  2000 79,  1999 86,  1998 82