US Popularity:3569
Other Origin(s):Danish, Dutch, Swedish
Meaning:Wanderer; To turn; A Vandal
Wendell is a gender-neutral name of German origin found in Dutch, Swedish, and Danish. Derived from the German word wenden, it means "wanderer" or “a Vandal,” referring to an ancient Germanic tribe. It may also be inspired by a similar root, wendel, meaning “to turn.” Wendell is more frequently used for boys but also makes a sweet girl's name. If you predict that baby will explore the world as an adventurous globetrotter, Wendell is a unique name to set them up for life. It also offers plenty of inspiration for cute nicknames, such as Wendy, Del, and Delly.

Wendell Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Wendell is currently #3820 on The Bump
Boy:Wendell is currently #2134 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Wendell is currently #2576 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Wendell is currently #3569 in U.S. births
Boy:Wendell is currently #1685 in U.S. births

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