Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈvɛn.dl̩/(German)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Old short form of Germanic names beginning with the element wentil meaning "a Vandal". The Vandals were a Germanic tribe who invaded Spain and North Africa in the 5th century. Their tribal name, which may mean "wanderer", has often been confused with that of the Wends, a Slavic people living between the Elbe and the Oder.

This is another name for Saint Wendelin.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesVendelín(Czech) Wandal, Wandalin, Wendelin(Germanic) Vendel(Hungarian) Vendelín(Slovak)


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Entry updated April 23, 2024