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The name Wendell is of German origin, and means wanderer.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Wendell has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Wendell
Use of the Name Wendell for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
51,115 21,853 3,707 159 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Wendell has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Wendell last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1995, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Wendell
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18809036  
18817028  
1882    
18837967  
188460811  
18856959  
188657412  
18877498  
188848117  
1889    
189062811  
18917638  
189242121  
189364811  
189441821  
189541323  
189649918  
189739224  
189841623  
189940122  
190041830  
190146518  
190231738  
190345122  
190435932  
190538331  
190632940  
190733042  
190827163  
190932950  
191030069  
191126994  
1912242211  
1913242243  
1914227350  
1915213492  
1916214515  
1917234467  
1918232518  
1919242474  
1920232545  
1921227583  
1922219604  
1923210617  
1924215630  
1925205682  
1926214642  
1927214621  
1928206660  
1929206640  
1930203670  
1931203641  
1932198648  
1933200588  
1934199616  
1935195656  
1936197626  
1937206585  
1938214576  
1939206597  
19401141,619  
19411561,094  
1942189837  
1943197812  
1944210690  
1945227594  
1946253606  
1947246714  
1948247677  
1949244710  
1950217850  
1951224860  
1952225879  
1953228878  
1954226956  
1955229960  
19562301,006  
19572261,112  
19582201,189  
19592281,201  
19602391,142  
19612261,219  
19622331,094  
19632281,078  
19642421,012  
1965254862  
1966276717  
1967278668  
1968303610  
1969326564  
1970348538  
1971346531  
1972378433  
1973395388  
1974436329  
1975444321  
1976466284  
1977475288  
1978445319  
1979497281  
1980472317  
1981485296  
1982487303  
1983500278  
1984536257  
1985561247  
1986582233  
1987627211  
1988614238  
1989663229  
1990680222  
1991730193  
1992764187  
1993780184  
1994873153  
1995859159  
Totals:  51,115 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Wendell as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Wendell appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 114 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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