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Name Wendel

Origin:From a Old High German word for WendTools:

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Languages of use:German
Popularity:no rank in any popularity list in this database
Similarly written:Mendel, Vendel, Wendell, Wenzel, Bende, Denzel, Engel, Gundel, Gwenael, GwenaĆ«l     Details
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About Wendelin/Wendelina, the group of names with the same origin as Wendel

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