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pinWhat does Michele mean?

Michele /mi-che-le/ [2 sylls.] 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 5 variants: Machelle, Mechelle, Michell, Mychele and Mychelle.

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.

Kreatif forms: Machele, Meichele, Mochele. [more]

pinHow 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)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Michele for girls. Michele entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #50 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Michele name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michele outside U.S.

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Michele and corresponding names. Michelle (#187 the previous year), Michaela (#478), Mikaela (#573), Mickie, Michell, Mickey, Mechelle, Micaela, Michael, Machelle and Michelina are the popular alternative forms of Michele. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest in 1994 (usage of 0.304%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.1468%, 51.7% less), with forms like Micaela, Michael, Mechelle, Michele and Mickey falling out of style. Mikaela (#573), Michelle (#187) and Michaela (#478) are three of the more fashionable girl names among these. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Michele, Machelle, Mechelle, Micaela, Michael in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Michaela, Michelina, Michell, Michelle, Mickey in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mickie, Mikaela in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michaela, Michelle, Mikaela outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Michala, Michee, Micole, Nichele and Richele. These names tend to be less frequently used than Michele.