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Michele meaning and name origin

Michele \m(i)-che-le\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Michele), has the meaning "who is like God?" and is a variant of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine form of Michael. Also a variant of Michelle (French, Hebrew): a popular name when it was first used in the 1940s, and made even more so by the Beatles' famous song "Michelle" in the 1970s.

Michele has 5 variant forms: Machelle, Mechelle, Michell, Mychele, Mychelle.

Michele is also pronounced similarly to Mishelle. Other suggested similar baby names are M'chelle, Micaela, Michael, Michaele, Michal, Michala, Michee, Michela, Michella, Micole, Nichele and Richele.

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Popularity of Michele

Michele is a very popular first name for females (#154 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#42839 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Michele name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Michele with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Michele name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Michele outside U.S.