[ 3 syll. we-de-kin(d), wed-eki-nd ] The baby boy name Wedekind is pronounced as WEHDihKihND †. Wedekind is mainly used in German and it is of Germanic origin. It is a two-element name derived from the words 'witu' and 'kind' with the meanings wood, forest and child respectively. It was borne by Widukind (730-808), a Saxon leader who was the chief antagonist of Charlemagne during the Saxon Wars. In Germany, it is a common surname but rarely a first name.
Wedekind is not popular as a baby boy name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Wedekind include Widukind (German), Wiedekind (German), and Wittekind (German).
† English pronunciation for Wedekind: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"