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What does Randell mean?

Randell Pronunciation of Randell as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the name Randell means "wolf shield". Randell is an alternate form of Randall (Old German): from Randwulf. Randell is also a derivative of Randolph (Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH wolf, shield (defender)


VARIANTS Rendell, Rendall, Randle, Randl, Randel, Randale, Randal

RELATED FORMS VIA RANDALL, RANDOLPH Rand, Randey, Randie, Randolf, Randon, Randy, Ranolf



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How popular is Randell?

Randell is a somewhat popular first name for men (#825 out of 1220, Top 68%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#11113 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Randell was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #473 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Randell name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Randell outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Randell ranked in the Top 2000 are Rand, Randal, Randall (#997 FROM RECENT DATA), Randel, Randie, Randle, Randolf, Randolph, Randon and Randy (#673). Adoption of these relations of Randell reached its most widespread 68 years ago (AVERAGE #744) and has become much diminished since (#1788, 97% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Randolph becoming less fashionable.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Randie, Randle, Randolf, Randolph, Randon, Randy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Randell is pronounced similarly to Rondale. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Brandell, Caddell, Cadell, Cardell, Crandell, Danell, Gardell, Kendell, Ladell, Lendell, Lindell, Lyndell, Mandel, Mandell, Mansell, Mendell, Rancel, Rancell, Ranell, Raynell, Rodell, Ronell, Ronnell, Rydell, Vondell, Waddell, Wadell, Wardell, Waydell (see Wade), Wendell and Wyndell. These names tend to be less commonly used than Randell.

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