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Gender: M Origin of Mendel: Yiddish variation of Menachem Meaning of Menachem: Hebrew, "the comforter"

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Mendel is an Old World Jewish name that is also the surname of the founder of genetics.

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Famous People Named Mendel

Mendel Jackson Davis, U.S. Congressman from South Carolina
Mitchell Bryan (Mendel) Schwartz, American NFL player
Menachem Mendel Schneersohn, Ukrainian-Russian Lubavitcher Rebbe
Mendel Portugali, Moldovian Second Aliya figure, founder of the Hashomer movement
Mendel Sachs, American theoretical physicist
(Chona Menachem) Mendel Weinbach, Galician-American rabbi and founder of baal teshuva
Gregor Johann Mendel, German-Czech geneticist

Pop Culture References for the Name Mendel

Mendel, character in book/movie "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy"