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What does Mitch mean?

Mitch Pronunciation of Mitch [mitch] as a name for boys is of Hebrew and Middle English origin, and the name Mitch means "who is like God?". Mitch is an alternate spelling of Michael (Hebrew) with the suffix -tch. Mitch is also a derivative of Mitchell (Middle English).


Mitch has 1 variant: Mytch.

Mitch has 19 more alternative forms via Michael, Mitchell: Mical, Micha, Michal, Miche, Michel, Mick, Micky, Miesha, Mihai, Mike, Mikel, Mikey, Miko, Mikol, Miky, Mischa, Misha, Mitchel and Mitchill.

Creative forms:
(male) Metch, Mich, ..

(female) Mitchi, Mitchna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mitch Brennan (M.B.), ..

How popular is Mitch?

Mitch is a somewhat popular first name for men (#852 out of 1220, Top 70%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#24827 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Mitch for boys. Mitch was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #554 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Mitch and associated names. Michael (#9 in recent rankings), Mitchell (#585), Mike (#1032), Mikel (#1224), Mitchel, Micky, Michal, Michel and Mick are the popular variation forms of Mitch appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Mitch reached the height of their popularity 7 decades ago (adoption of 4.53%) and are now much less widespread (adoption 0.8%, down 82.4%), with forms such as Mitchell going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mitch, Michael, Michal, Michel, Mick in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Micky, Mike, Mikel, Mitchel, Mitchell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Mitch is pronounced similarly to Mioshe. Other suggested similar names are Birch, Butch, Fitch, March, Micah, Rich and Ritch. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mitch.

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