US Popularity:11878
Meaning:Herb dell; Hill where woad grows; To go; From the river ford
Wadell is a masculine name of Scandinavian and Old English origin, acting as a variant of Wade. Also spelled Waddell, its Old English roots can translate to “herb dell” or “hill where woad grows,” encouraging baby to grow into their earthy roots from the very start. Wadell can also come from the Old English word wadan, meaning “to go” and reminding your little one to keep moving forward. Another translation comes from wæd, meaning “from the river ford.” Whether baby prefers to explore the Earth or relax by the water, Wadell is sure to help them find their place in the world.

Wadell Name Popularity Data

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in 1995
- 5280
from 1984
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