What does Michele mean?
Michele [michele] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Michele) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Michele is "who is like God?". Michele is a version of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine variation of Michael. Michele is also a variation of Michelle (French, Hebrew).
Michele has 32 more related forms via Michaela, Michelle: M'chelle, M'shell, Macaela, Mashelle, Mechaela, Meechelle, Micaela▼, Michael▼, Michaele, Michaeline, Michaella, Michaila, Michal, Michalin, Michayla, Michela, Michelina, Micheline, Michella, Mickee, Mickey, Mickie, Miguela, Mihaela, Mikaela, Mikelle, Miquela, Mischaela, Mishaelle, Mishelle, Mychaela and Myshell.Creative forms:
(female) Machele, Mechele, ..
(male) Micheden, Michery, .. Middle name pairings:
Michele Monserrat (M.M.), ..
How popular is Michele?
Michele is a very prominent first name for females (#154 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#39176 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Michele entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #50 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Michelle (#192 from current records), Michaela (#496), Mikaela (#603), Micaela (#1133), Michelina, Michell, Mickey, Mickie, Michela, Michal, Michael, Mechelle, Michaele, Michaeline, Machelle, Michaella and Michayla are the popular alternative forms of Michele. Adoption of these relations of Michele was widespread among parents in the 1970s (average #1440) and has become much reduced since (#1690, 94% less usage), with forms like Michael going out of style.
Michele▼ is alike in pronunciation to Mychal. Other suggested similar names are Chele, Fidele, Gisele, Lachelle, Macee, Marcele, Marchelle, Marlele, Marvele, Mical, Michaelyn, Michala, Michee, Michi, Michiko, Micole, Mille, Millee, Mindee, Minnee, Mirell, Mirelle, Mirielle, Mitzee, Niccole, Niceole (see Nicole), Nichele, Nichelle, Nichole▼, Nicholle, Nickole, Nicole▼, Nicolle, Nishelle, Nychole, Rachele, Rachelle▼, Richel, Richela, Richele, Richelle, Rochele and Rochelle▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Michele.See names in meaning and etymology.