Meaning and Name Origin
Midge \m(id)-ge\ as a name for girls is of French and Hebrew origin, and the name Midge means "who is like God?". Midge is a variation of Michelle (French, Hebrew): feminine of Michael. Unique as a birth name for girls.
Midge has 35 different forms via Michelle: Chelle, M'chelle, M'shell, Machelle, Mashelle, Me'Shell, Mechelle▼, Meechelle, Meshella, Mia▲, Micaela▼, Michaela▲, Michaelina, Michaeline, Michaella, Michal, Michela, Michele▼, Michelina, Micheline, Michell▼, Michella, Micki, Mickie, Miguela, Miguelita, Mikaela▲, Miquela, Misha, Mishaelle, Mishelle, Mychele, Mychelle, Myshell and Myshella.
Midge is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Midge is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Midge and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Midge (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Machelle, Mechelle, Mia (#6 last year), Micaela, Michaela (#478), Michele, Michelina, Michell, Michelle (#187), Mickie and Mikaela (#573). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 1996 and have become much less widespread since, with the forms Mechelle, Micaela, Michele and Michell becoming less fashionable. Mia (#6), Michaela (#478), Michelle (#187) and Mikaela (#573) are four of the more fashionable birth names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Midge is pronounced similarly to Madge▼. This name tends to be more commonly used than Midge.