Yiddish variation of Menachem

Mendel Origin and Meaning

The name Mendel is a boy's name of Yiddish origin.
Mendel is an Old World Jewish name that is also the surname of the founder of genetics.

Mendel Popularity

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Famous People Named Mendel

  • Mendel SachsAmerican theoretical physicist
  • Mendel Jackson DavisU.S. Congressman from South Carolina
  • Mitchell Bryan (Mendel) SchwartzAmerican NFL player
  • Mendel Berlingerbirth name of American comedian Milton Berle
  • Mendel PortugaliMoldovian Second Aliya figure, founder of the Hashomer movement
  • Menachem Mendel SchneersohnUkrainian,Russian Lubavitcher Rebbe
  • Gregor Johann MendelGerman,Czech geneticist
  • (Chona Menachem) Mendel WeinbachAmerican rabbi and founder of baal teshuva

Mendel in Pop Culture

  • Mendelcharacter in book/movie "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy"
  • Mendel Weisenbachfeldcharacter in musical "Falsettos"