Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VEHN-deh-leen(German)

Meaning & History

Old diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element wandal (see Wendel). Saint Wendelin was a 6th-century hermit of Trier in Germany.

Related Names

VariantWandalin(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesVendelín(Czech) Wendel(Dutch) Vendel(Hungarian) Vendelín(Slovak)


Name Days

Poland: October 20


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1527.
Entry updated November 20, 2020