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Gender: M Meaning of Menachem: "the comforter" Origin of Menachem: Hebrew

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 Begin, 6th prime minister of Israel
Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Ukrainian-American leader of Chabad-Lubavitch
Menachem Mendel Schneersohn, Belarusian-Russian 3rd leader of Chabad-Lubavitch
Menachem Mazuz, former Israeli attorney general
Menachem Ussishkin, Russian-born Zionist leader
Menachem Mendel of Kotzk, Polish Hasidic leader
Menachem Elon, former Israeli Supreme Court justice
Pinchas Menachem Alter, Polish Gerrer Rebbe

Pop Culture References for the name Menachem

Nachum, Nahum, Menahem, Menchem

Menachem's International Variations

Mendele, Mende (Yiddish)