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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Grendel

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  1. bolt (of a door)

Notable Persons Named Grendel

Grendel was given the name Grendel R. Alvarado on January 1st, 1984 in Bacolod. Grendel is also known as Grendel and Grends.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Grendel

Erik Grendel is a soccer player for the Górnik Zabrze, MFK Zemplín Michalovce, MFK Dubnica, ŠK Slovan Bratislava, and Slovakia national under-21 football team. Erik was born on October 13th, 1988 in Handlová.


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Fun Facts about the name Grendel

  • When was the first name Grendel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Grendel is Wednesday, October 10th, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Grendel? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Grendel. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Grendel: Your name in reverse order is Lednerg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Geerdnl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Grendel born Jul 2, 1999

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North Europe approximately on 1775. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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