Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Wanderer
Main Origin Language: German
(Or View Wendell Girl)

In 2017 the name Wendell...

• was given to 74 baby boys
• was the 1,926th most popular name for baby boys
• was 6% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Indiana, Michigan, and Florida
• was about as popular as Kris and Kip
Babies Named Wendell Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Wendell...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1961
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2011
• is 92% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 53% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Joe, Ted, Barry, Anita, Maureen, Nadine
• has the most opposite popularity history to Vicente, Ian, Rafael, Shoshana, Noemi, Annalisa
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Wendell Per State
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Geographically the name Wendell...

• 33% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Mohamad, Maddex, Virgil, Klaire, Dena, Lillyan
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as James, William, Thomas, Abigail, Lily, Hannah
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Wendell by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Wendell are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Wendell will be the only kid named Wendell in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Wendell compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Wendell rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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