Meaning and name origin
Mitch \m(it)-ch\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew and Middle English origin, and the meaning of Mitch is "who is like God?". Mitch is a variant of Michael (Hebrew); biblical: Michael is the archangel who defeats the dragon. Also a variant of Mitchell (Middle English): variant of Michael, via the Norman French Michel.
Mitch▼ has 1 variant form: Mytch.
Mitch is a somewhat popular first name for males (#852 out of 1220, Top 70%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#26252 out of 88799, Top 30%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mitch for boys. Mitch reached its highest rank of #546 in the U.S. in 1960-1969 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Mitch and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Michael (#7), Mitchell (#504) and Mitch. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).