Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Wendel m. Proto-Germanic *wandilaz, a Germanic tribe name.

The name of a 6th-7th C German saint.

Germany
Early New High German
1497 Wendel Nurn1497 166; 1554 Wendel (nom) MHCG2 333
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Wendel". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Wendel.