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

Popularity

Name Days

Poland: October 20

Categories

Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1527.

Entry updated November 20, 2020