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pinWhat does Michele mean?

Michele /mi-che-le/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Michele). Michele's root is Hebrew, and the name Michele means "who is like God?". Michele is a variant form of Michael (Hebrew). Mechell is a popular surname.


Michele has 4 variants: Michail, Michel, Michiel and Mychal.

Michele has 45 more alternative forms via Michael: Maik, Makai, Meical, Micael, Mical, Micha, Michaelangelo, Michal, Michale, Miche, Micheal, Michelangelo, Michelet, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Miesha, Miguel, Mihai, Mihail, Mihailo, Mihaly, Mihangel, Mikael, Mike, Mikel, Mikell, Mikey, Mikhail, Mikhalis, Mikhos, Mikkel, Miko, Mikol, Miky, Miquel, Mischa, Misha, Mitch, Mitchell, Mychael, Mykal, Myke, Mykel and Mykell.

Kreatif forms: Machele, Maichele, Michene. [more]

pinHow popular is Michele?

Michele is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#39176 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Michele for boys. Michele entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #739 in the U.S. then, but is not listed 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.

Makai (#712 the previous year), Michael (#7), Michale, Micheal (#811), Michel, Mickey, Miguel (#146), Mikael, Mike (#970), Mikel, Mikhail, Mitch, Mitchell (#504), Mychal and Mykel are the popular variation forms of Michele. Usage of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4001%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.1781%, down 55.5%), with forms such as Micheal, Michel, Mike, Mitch and Mitchell becoming somewhat outmoded. Makai (#712) and Miguel (#146) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Michele and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Michele, Makai, Michael, Michale, Micheal in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Michel, Mickey, Miguel, Mike, Mikel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mikhail, Mitch, Mitchell, Mychal, Mykel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michael, Mikael, Mitchell outside U.S.

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Michele is alike in pronunciation to Mitchel. This name tends to be more commonly used than Michele.