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Gender: Female Origin of Vendela: Scandinavian, meaning unknown

The name Vendela is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin. Vendela and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Favorite: GIRLS!".

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Unusual name associated with gorgeous Swedish-Norwegian single-named model.

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Famous People Named Vendela

Vendela Maria Kirsebom, Norwegian-Swedish model
Vendela Vida, American novelist
Vendela Skytte, Swedish noblewoman and salonist
Vendela Zachrisson-Santén, Swedish Olympic sailor
(Vendela) Astrid Paterson Young, Canadian singer; half-sister of singer Neil Young

Pop Culture References for the name Vendela

Vendela, character on TV's "American Horror Story: Hotel"
Swedish feminine form of Wendel (which was originally a shortened form of various Germanic compound names beginning with the element wandal = "a Vandal" – i.e. a member of the Vandals, the Germanic tribe that sacked Rome in 455)
Related: Wendeline, Wendell, Wendla, Wendolyn