Wardell

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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wardell

"Wardell" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the guardian's hill". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Wardell

Ward Bond was an actor and singer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1929 to 1960. Ward was given the name Wardell Edwin Bond on April 9th, 1903 in Benkelman, Nebraska, U.S. He breathed his last breath on November 5th, 1960.

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Ward was given the name Wardell Anthony Connerly on June 15th, 1939. Ward is also known as Ward Connerly.

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Wardell Gray was a jazz, swing music, and bebop tenor saxophone. He plays Tenor saxophone and Clarinet. He was most active from 1940 to 1955. Wardell was born on February 13th, 1921 in Oklahoma City. He passed away on May 25th, 1955.

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Ray Cash is a hip hop music, hardcore hip hop, and midwest hip hop rapping. He was most active from 2005 to present. Ray was given the name Wardell Raymond Cheeks in 1980.

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Sr. Wardell Quezergue was a jazz, rhythm, and blues musician. His career lasted from 1940 to 2011. Sr. was given the name Wardell Joseph Quezergue on March 12th, 1930. He breathed his last breath on September 6th, 2011.

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Wardell was born in 1978 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wardell

Joe DeRita was an actor and comedian. He was most prominent from 1920 to 1920. Joe was given the name Joseph Wardell on July 12th, 1909 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. He died on July 3rd, 1993.

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Brandon Scott Wardell is an alternative comedy and observational comedy comedian. Brandon was born Brandon Scott Wardell on September 5th, 1992 in Fairfax, Virginia.

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Brad Wardell is a ceo, founder of stardock corporation, chief executive officer, entrepreneurship, and founderofstardock corporation. Brad was born on June 24th, 1971 in Texas.

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Brandon was born on March 25th, 1975 in High Point, North Carolina. Brandon is also known as Brandon Sean Wardell.

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Rebecca was born on December 21st, 1977 in Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand.

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How popular is the baby name Wardell in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1896 7 0 7
1900 6 0 6
1902 9 0 9
1904 9 0 9
1907 5 0 5
1908 7 0 7
1909 15 0 15
1910 11 0 11
1911 11 0 11
1912 20 0 20
1913 22 0 22
1914 18 0 18
1915 33 0 33
1916 40 0 40
1917 40 0 40
1918 59 8 51
1919 51 0 51
1920 50 0 50
1921 52 0 52
1922 58 5 53
1923 48 0 48
1924 56 0 56
1925 60 5 55
1926 54 0 54
1927 62 0 62
1928 59 0 59
1929 65 5 60
1930 44 0 44
1931 43 0 43
1932 64 0 64
1933 60 0 60
1934 70 0 70
1935 71 0 71
1936 49 0 49
1937 52 0 52
1938 41 0 41
1939 51 0 51
1940 61 0 61
1941 64 0 64
1942 73 8 65
1943 65 0 65
1944 66 5 61
1945 66 0 66
1946 62 0 62
1947 67 0 67
1948 80 0 80
1949 84 0 84
1950 87 0 87
1951 75 0 75
1952 84 0 84
1953 68 0 68
1954 72 0 72
1955 81 0 81
1956 86 0 86
1957 67 0 67
1958 80 0 80
1959 79 0 79
1960 70 0 70
1961 57 0 57
1962 64 0 64
1963 50 0 50
1964 48 0 48
1965 47 0 47
1966 42 0 42
1967 34 0 34
1968 46 0 46
1969 37 0 37
1970 36 0 36
1971 38 0 38
1972 47 0 47
1973 35 0 35
1974 39 0 39
1975 38 0 38
1976 36 0 36
1977 28 0 28
1978 30 0 30
1979 28 0 28
1980 27 0 27
1981 22 0 22
1982 28 0 28
1983 28 0 28
1984 16 0 16
1985 23 0 23
1986 41 0 41
1987 21 0 21
1988 30 0 30
1989 22 0 22
1990 23 0 23
1991 14 0 14
1992 19 0 19
1993 13 0 13
1994 16 0 16
1995 12 0 12
1996 9 0 9
1997 14 0 14
1998 6 0 6
1999 9 0 9
2000 10 0 10
2001 10 0 10
2002 6 0 6
2003 8 0 8
2004 12 0 12
2005 5 0 5
2006 14 0 14
2007 5 0 5
2008 6 0 6
2009 11 0 11
2010 10 0 10
2011 5 0 5
2012 8 0 8
2013 7 0 7
2015 6 0 6
2016 6 0 6

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Popularity of Wardell as a first name

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Popularity of Wardell as a last name

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Common last names for Wardell

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Jackson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Young
  • Moore
  • Wilson
  • Davis
  • Walker
  • Robinson
  • Cooper
  • Adams

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wardell U.S.
  White 84.48% 64.26%
  African American 10.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.64% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wardell

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

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Fun Facts about the name Wardell

  • How Popular is the name Wardell? Wardell is the 4,081st most popular name of all time. As a last name Wardell was the 8,425th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wardell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,311 babies born with the first name Wardell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wardell to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wardell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Wardell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wardell is Friday, March 16th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Wardell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wardell was in 1950 with a total of 87 babies.
  • Random Wardell Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wardell is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Wardell: Your name in reverse order is Lledraw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Llrdaew. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wardell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,923 people with the last name Wardell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wardell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Wardell as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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