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Mendel meaning and name origin
Mendel \m(e)-ndel, men-del\ as a boy's name is of Farsi origin. Variant of Menachem. Also possibly (Semitic) "wisdom, learning". The father of modern genetics, Gregor Mendel, was a 19th-century Austrian priest and abbot of an order of monks.
Mendel has 2 variant forms: Mendell and Mendeley.
Mendel is also pronounced similarly to Mandel and Mandell. Other suggested similar baby names are Kendel, Montel and Wendel.
Popularity of Mendel
Mendel is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#13705 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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