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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Teutonic : A wend

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : habitational name from any of various places called Wedel or Wedell, all in northern Germany.
  • German : (in northwestern Germany) topographic name for someone who lived in a forest, from Middle Low German wede ‘wood’, ‘forest’ + lo ‘brush’, ‘wood’.

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