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What does Menachem mean?

Menachem Pronunciation of Menachem [men-achem] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Menachem is "comforter". Israeli statesman Menachem Begin.

Associated with: comforter.


Menachem has 4 variants: Menaheim, Menahem, Nachum and Nahum.

Affiliated boy names: Mendel and Nachman.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Menachem Monroe (M.M.), ..

How popular is Menachem?

Menachem is a rare given name for men. Menachem is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Menachem was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #834 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #1123 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Menachem name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Menachem outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Menachem (#1123 from current records) appearing in the Top 2000 are Mendel (#1981 from current records) and Nahum. These forms of Menachem reached the top of their popularity in the year 2009 (average #1634) and are somewhat less popular today (#1701, 27%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Menachem, Mendel, Nahum in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Menachem and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Beacher, Hashem, Mace, Maceo, Macey, Macgee, Macghee (see Magee), Machen, Machent, Machin, Machon, Mackey, Malachi, Malachie, Malachy, Manases, Manasseh, Manheim, Mannheim, Manoach, Mathe, Mather, Matheu, Mathew, Mayhew, Meade, Melacio, Menard, Menashe, Menashi, Mendeley, Merce, Mercer, Meshach, Miche, Michel, Mitchel, Monahan, Munchin and Yacheem. These names tend to be more frequently used than Menachem.

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