Bandel Family History
Bandel Name Meaning
South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a diminutive of Band . See also Bendel . German: in some cases a variant of Pandel a pet form of the medieval personal name Pantaleon (see Pantaleo ). Altered form of Slovenian Bandelj: from an old originally German (compare 2 above) pet derivative of the Latin personal name Pantaleon or from Slovenian vernacular pet form of the old Italian personal name Bando of ancient Germanic origin (see Bandi ). The surname in the form Bandel is found in Slovenia and Italy too.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press