What does Mendel mean?
Mendel /men-del/ 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 1 more alternative form via Menachem: Menahem.Kreatif forms: Mendelle, Mendello, Mundel. [more]
How 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 form of Mendel reached its apex 2 decades ago (#834) and is now lower. Below is a charted analysis of the history of the boy name Mendel and corresponding names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Thinking of names?
Mendel is pronounced similarly to Mandel and Mandell. Other suggested similar baby names are Adel, Aeriel, Ansel, Anwel, Bertel, Cadel, Daniel, Dannel, Danyel, Denzel▼, Denziel, Edel, Feivel, Hanyel, Kendal, Kendel, Kendell, Kendyl, Lendell, Lindel, Malden, Manlea, Manoel, Mansel, Manten, Manuel, Manuelo, Manvel, Mardel, Martel, Marvel, Meade, Medad, Meged, Mehmet, Melden, Meldon, Mellen, Menor, Merce, Merill, Merrel, Merril, Mersey, Meryl, Meydad, Meyer▼, Michel▼, Migdal, Mikel▼, Mikkel, Miner, Miquel, Monte▼, Montel, Mykel, Newel, Onnjel, Pedael, Quennel, Randel, Rendell, Reuel, Rodel, Ronel, Sender, Terrel, Udel, Videl, Wendel, Wendell▼, Wenzel and Zindel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mendel.