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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

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Wendel Family Origin

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Wendel Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Labourer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Wendel occupation in Canada was Laborer. 50% of Wendel's were Laborers. Laborer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wendel.

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Wendel Historical Records

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Wendel Life Expectancy

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