WENDEL

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Name Element

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See also VANDILL

Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

The tribal name Wend refers to the Slavonic people, who lived between the rivers Elbe and Oder

Gothic

vinet- = 'Wend' [1]

Old High German

Wendel = 'Wend' [2]
Winid- = 'Wend' [1]

Proto-Norse

*wind- = 'Wend' [1]

Old Norse

vindr = 'Wend' [1]

Related Names

See Wendel, Wanda

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BORG see Wendelburg (German)
GERD see Wendelgard (German)
HER see Vinetharius (Gothic) and Winidheri (German) and *Windar (Norse)

First Element Forms

Wendel-
*Wind-
Vinet-
Winid-

Last Element Forms

-wendil

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kristian Hald: Personnavne i Danmark - Oldtiden (1971)
  2. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)