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Wendell

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German
"to travel, to proceed"

Wendell Origin and Meaning

The name Wendell is a boy's name of German origin meaning "to travel, to proceed".
This name has hardly been used since Wendell Willkie ran for president in 1940, and doesn't feel anywhere near ready for a revival.
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Wendell Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Wendell

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Lists containing Wendell

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Famous People Named Wendell

  • Wendell Lewis WillkieAmerican politician
  • Wendell Richard "Wendy" AndersonU.S. Senator and 33rd governor of Minnesota
  • Wendell BerryAmerican novelist and poet
  • Wendell BryantAmerican football player
  • Wendell BurtonAmerican actor
  • Wendell Hampton FordU.S. Senator from Kentucky
  • Wendell JohnsonAmerican psychologist and author
  • Wendell LawrenceBahamian triple jumper
  • Wendell H. MurphyAmerican politician from North Carolina
  • Wendell PhillipsAmerican abolitionist and activist
  • Wendell Jermaine SailorAustralian rugby player
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  • Wendell Meredith StanleyAmerican biochemist
  • Wendell AlexisAmerican basketball player
  • Wendell Tyrone DavisAmerican NFL football player
  • Wendell MarshallAmerican jazz bassist
  • Wendell GolerAmerican TV journalist
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Wendell in Pop Culture

  • Prince Wendell Winston Walter Whitegrandson of Snow White, character in miniseries "The 10th Kingdom"
  • Wendell Brayintern on TV's "Bones"
  • Wendell Bassettmain character on TV's "Wendell and Vinnie"
  • Wendellanthropologist in Streets of Night (1923) by John Dos Passos
  • Wendellchef mascot for Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal
  • Wendellcharacter on TV's "Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything"
  • Wendell Wassermana character from the Nickelodeon cartoon "Welcome To The Wayne"
  • Wendellcat from children's book "Wendell" by Eric Jon Nones
  • Wendell Hallcharacter, teacher in the 1995 movie "Clueless"
  • Wendell 'Bud' Whitecharacter from L.A. Confidential (1997)
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