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pinWhat does Mendel mean?

Mendel /men-del/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' 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 variants: Mendeley and Mendell.

Mendel has 4 more alternative forms via Menachem: Menaheim, Menahem, Nachum and Nahum.

Kreatif forms: Mendelle, Mendello, Mundel. [more]

pinHow popular is Mendel?

Mendel is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11273 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Menachem is the only prominent alternative form of Mendel (outside Top 1000). Adoption of this boy name reached its apex in the year 1994 (usage of 0.166%) and is now lower. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Mendel and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Menachem in U.S.

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

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Mendel is pronounced similarly to Mandel and Mandell. Other suggested similar baby names are Kendel, Montel and Wendel. Like Mendel, these names are not commonly used.