Bandel Family History
Bandel Name Meaning
South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a diminutive of Band. South German: occupational name for a ribbon-maker. Compare Bendel. German: possibly a variant of Pandel, from a pet form of the personal name Pantaleon (see Pantaleo). Slovenian: possibly a medieval respelling of the Latin personal name Pantaleon, originating in western Slovenia. It may also be an Americanized form of the surname Bandelj, which is of the same origin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press