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Type Surname
Usage Russian
Scripts Менделеев(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. myin-dyi-LYEH-yif, myin-dyi-LYEH-if  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsMendeleeva, Mendeleyev

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain. A famous bearer was Dimitri Mendeleev (1834-1907), a Russian chemist who developed an early model of the periodic table.
Added 12/15/2015 by HL
Edited 3/30/2020 by Mike C and HL