When Nicolas Wentler was born about 2 May 1723, in Håslöv, Skåne, Sweden, his father, Nicolai Wencktler, was 24 and his mother, Sisela Wencktler, was 24. He married Kirstina Martensdotter on 15 September 1745, in Håslöv, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 21 July 1768, in Håslöv, Räng, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 45.
Some characteristic forenames: German Arno, Kurt, Siegbert, Claus, Erwin, Ewald, Gerd, Hans, Helmut, Helmuth, Otto.
from Middle High German wandeler ‘traveler on foot’ (Middle Low German wendeler), hence a nickname for a pilgrim or an occupational name for a peddler.