"the comforter"

Menachem Origin and Meaning

The name Menachem is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "the comforter".
A middle-aged, if not elderly, name associated with Israeli statesman and onetime prime minister Begin, this is a symbolic appellation for boys born on the holiday of Tishah-b'Ab.

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Famous People Named Menachem

  • Menachem Begin6th prime minister of Israel
  • Menachem Mendel SchneersonUkrainian,American leader of Chabad,Lubavitch
  • Menachem Mendel SchneersohnBelarusian,Russian 3rd leader of Chabad,Lubavitch
  • Menachem Mazuzformer Israeli attorney general
  • Menachem UssishkinRussian,born Zionist leader
  • Menachem Mendel of KotzkPolish Hasidic leader
  • Menachem Elonformer Israeli Supreme Court justice
  • Pinchas Menachem AlterPolish Gerrer Rebbe