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Wendall (girl)

What does Wendall mean?

Wendall Pronunciation of Wendall [wen-dall] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Wendall) has its roots in Slavic and Old German, and the meaning of the name Wendall is "the tribe of the Vandals; wanderer". Wendall is a version of Wanda (Slavic). Wendall is also a variation of Wendell (Old German): has a similarity to Wendy.

Variations

6 related forms via Wanda, Wendell: Wandah, Wenda, Wendaline, Wendelle, Wendy and Wonda.

Creative forms:
(female) Wandall, Windall, ..

(male) Wenwal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wendall Tatum (W.T.), ..

How popular is Wendall?

Wendall is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#136783 out of 150436, Top 91%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Wendy (#936 in recent rankings), Wonda, Wenda and Wanda are the prominent alternative forms of Wendall (outside Top 2000). Usage of these relations of Wendall was widespread during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.6%) and is now much diminished, with forms such as Wanda falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wanda, Wenda, Wendy, Wonda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Wendall and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Brendell, Cindell, Denell, Jenell, Kendahl, Kendal, Kendall, Kendell, Kindall, Kyndall, Lyndall, Lyndell, Merrall, Peall, Renell, Teall, Terall, Terrall, Verdell, Welda, Wendee, Wendey (see Wendy), Wendi, Wendie, Wendye and Wynell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wendall.

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