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Name Wendell

Origin:From a Old High German word for WendTools:

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About the name Wendell in particular

Languages of use:English
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Wendel, Denzell, Kendall, Kendall, Mendel, Vendel, Vendela, Wendelin, Wenzel     Details
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About Wendelin/Wendelina, the group of names with the same origin as Wendell

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 Wendell

USA decades 1990-1999 700
USA yearlyGraph1995 857,  1994 867,  1993 767