Name: Menachem

Origin and Meaning of the Name Menachem

  • Meaning:
    One who comforts
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (meh nah HEHM)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Menachem)
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Miscellaneous Info for Menachem

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  • Used in:
    English and Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Menachem is a Hebrew boy name, derived from 'nachum' meaning "comfort, console". It is pronounced with a gluttural 'ch'. In the Old Testament, Menachem was a king of Israel. Menachem is a symbolic name for boys born during the month of Av, or on the ninth of Av - Tisha bAv a day of fasting and mourning for the destruction of the Temple.

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