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Rendell

What does Rendell mean?

Rendell Pronunciation of Rendell [ren-dell] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and Rendell means "wolf shield". Rendell is a version of Randall (Old German): from Randwulf.

Associated with: wolf, shield (defender).

Variations

Rendell has 7 variants: Randal, Randale, Randel, Randell, Randl, Randle and Rendall.

1 more related form via Randall: Randey.

Creative forms:
(male) Reddell, Redell, ..

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Rendell Tadeo (R.T.), ..

How popular is Rendell?

Rendell is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#41448 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Rendell (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Randal, Randall (#1035 in recent rankings), Randel, Randell and Randle. Other variants, like Randl, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Rendell was more pronounced among parents in the 1950s (average #471) and is now significantly less (#1807, 97%), with forms like Randal becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Randal, Randall, Randel, Randell, Randle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rendell is pronounced similarly to Rondale. Other recommended names are Bedell, Denzell, Kendall, Kendel, Kendell, Kendill (see Kendall), Kendyll, Ledell, Lendall, Lendell, Lennell, Lindell, Lyndell, Mandell, Mendel, Mendell, Rancell, Randolf, Ranell, Rodell, Ronell, Ronnell, Rydell, Verdell, Vondell, Wendall, Wendel, Wendell and Wyndell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rendell.

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