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Wendell

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Wendell

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Wendell in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Wendell:

  • Records indicate that 51,134 boys in the United States have been named Wendell since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1940, when 1,622 people in the U.S. were given the name Wendell. Those people are now 80 years old.

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    Comments about the name Wendell

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      3 Positive Comments

  • "Very unique sounding name, like what others say that it always get spelt wrong unfortunately and is very hard to pronounce in countries such as New Zealand and Australia, Often pronounced as Window, Windyl, Wendal and wendol in those Countries... I very much like my name tho !!!" Feb. 1, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "my hubbies name, the only problem is people always ask is that the first name or last,,,,i think its very unique" Feb. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "ppl always spell it as wandell, windell , always have been asked if its one l or two l" Aug. 10, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "I've had so many people misspell my name. Wendall. Windell. Wyndl. Wendill. And I think it's a very old-sounding name. I hate it when people start singing the "Mr. Wendell" song after I tell them my name. My parents picked the worst name for me." May. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      2 Neutral Comments

  • "Ivery aways gone by a different name. People always make fun of it. I'm no fan" May. 3, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "Yes, I will say being in high school surrounded by people who can't spell my name, including adults, is quite annoying, especially since my last name is also always misspelled, but I believe the name itself makes up for it! I love its meaning and it fits my family's German background nicely. I feel it is uniqe and it is what makes me, me! I wouldn't change my name for anything! Just know other Wendell's, we should take pride in our rare name!" Dec. 19, 2015: Report as inappropriate



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