Wadell name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Wadell mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Wadell

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International Interest
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Alt. Meaning

W is for wanderlust, travel is near!

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

L is for lucky, who is more?

L is for loyalty, that you show.

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wadell U.S.
  White 78.67% 64.26%
  African American 13.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wadell

People with the last name Wadell are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Wadell

  • How Popular is the name Wadell? Wadell is the 21,857th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wadell was the 48,436th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wadell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 316 babies born with the first name Wadell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wadell to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wadell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Wadell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wadell is Friday, September 27th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Wadell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wadell was in 1932 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Wadell: The name spelled backwards is Lledaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Waldel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wadell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 436 people with the last name Wadell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wadell? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wadell as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Wadell name meaning

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