Wendel Family History
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Wendel Name Meaning
Dutch and German: from a pet form of a short form, Wando, of a compound Germanic personal name beginning with wand ‘to go’, ‘to migrate’. German: metonymic occupational name for a turner, from Middle High German wendel ‘to turn’ or Middle Low German wendelen ‘to turn, twist’. South German: from a short form of Wendelin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wenzel, Wengel, Bendel, Mengel, Hendel, Weinel, Bandel, Rendel