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

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
Mendel Berlinger, birth name of American comedian Milton Berle
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"

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