What does Wendall mean?
Wendall [wen-dall] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Wendall) has its root in Old German, and the name Wendall means "wanderer". Wendall is a variant form of Wendell (Old German): attorney Wendell Willkie.
Wendall has 1 variant: Wendale.
1 more different relation via Wendell: Wendel.Creative forms:
(male) Wedall, Wenwal, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Wendall Andy (W.A.), ..
How popular is Wendall?
Wendall is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#136783 out of 150436, Top 91%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Wendall entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #1179 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Wendall are Wendell (#1914 in recent rankings) and Wendel. Adoption of these relations of Wendall was at its highest in the 1930s (adoption of 0.1%) and has become much diminished since, with the form Wendell becoming somewhat outmoded.
Wendall is alike in pronunciation to Wyndell. Other suggested similar names are Abdall, Avenall, Beall, Bedall, Bedell, Conall, Crandall, Denzell, Denzill, Derrall, Fergall (see Fergal), Fingall (see Fingal), Gerall, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Heimdall, Jemall, Jerall, Jerrall, Kendal, Kendale, Kendall▼, Kendell, Kendill (see Kendall), Kendyll, Ledell, Lendall, Lendell, Lennell, Lindall, Lindell, Lyndall, Lyndell, Mandell, Mendell, Neall, Newall, Newhall, Odall (see Odell), Peall, Randall▼, Randell▼, Rendall, Rendell, Sewall, Terrall, Udall, Verdell, Verrall, Vondell, Waddell, Wadell, Wardell, Waydell (see Wade) and Wenzel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wendall.See names in meaning and etymology.