Meaning and name origin
Michele \m(i)-che-le\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Michele), is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Michele is "who is like God?". Michele is a variant of Michael (Hebrew); biblical: Michael is the archangel who defeats the dragon.
Michele is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#42839 out of 88799, Top 48%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Michele for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Michele and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Michael (#7), Mychal, Michel and Michele. (2014 statistics).
Michele is also pronounced similarly to Mitchel and Mitchell. Other suggested similar baby names are Micael, Michal, Michale, Micheal and Michelet. These names tend to be more commonly used than Michele.