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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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
- Wendell Meredith StanleyAmerican biochemist
- Wendell AlexisAmerican basketball player
- Wendell Tyrone DavisAmerican NFL football player
- Wendell MarshallAmerican jazz bassist
- Wendell GolerAmerican TV journalist
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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