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What does Midge mean?

Midge /mid-ge/ as a name for girls. The name Midge means "who is like God?". Midge is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -dge, of Michelle (French, Hebrew): feminine of Michael.


Midge has 4 different relations via Michelle: Mia, Micki, Mickie and Misha.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Mege, Midme, ..

(male) Mide, Midgei, ..

How popular is Midge?

Midge is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Midge is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name history of Midge for girls. Midge entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #1953 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Midge name in U.S.

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

Mia (#6 from recent data), Michelle (#187), Micki, Mickie and Misha are the popular variation forms of Midge. These forms of Midge were at the peak of their popularity 44 years ago (average #1308) and have become much less conventional since (#1365, down 65.4%), with the form Michelle becoming less fashionable. Michelle is more familiar than the rest, although Mia seems to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Midge, Mia, Michelle, Micki, Mickie, Misha in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Midge is pronounced similarly to Madge. Other suggested similar names are Maidie, Marge, Medie, Mike, Milke, Mille, Mindee, Mindie, Minne and Virge. These names tend to be more commonly used than Midge.