What does Mitchell mean?
Mitchell [mitchell] as a boys' name is pronounced MITCH-el. It is of Middle English origin. Variant of Michael, via the Norman French Michel. Surname used in the Middle Ages, and transferred as a given name in the 19th century. Band leader Mitch Miller.
(female) Middle name pairings:
Mitchell Ramsey (M.R.), ..
How popular is Mitchell?
Mitchell is a very prominent first name for males (#222 out of 1220, Top 18%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#44 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Mitchell reached its apex rank of #71 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #585 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Michael (#9 a year ago), Michal, Michale, Micheal (#840), Michel, Michele, Michiel, Mitch and Mitchel are the prominent alternative forms of Mitchell (#585 a year ago) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Mitchell was at its peak during 1950-1959 (average #679) and is now much less (#1543, 82% less usage), with versions like Mitchell becoming less fashionable.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Achill, Ancell, Atwell, Birchall, Birchell, Brickell, Burchell, Darcell, Giovell, Herschell, Kimbell, Kirkwell, Latrell▼, Lindell, Lionell, Lionnell, Machent, Macneal, Macneill, Mandell, Marcel▲, Marcell, Marcello, Marcelo▲, Marcely, Marchall, Marischall, Markell, Marshell, Martell, Marvell, Marzell, Mathe, Mather, Matheu, Mathew▼, Mattheus, Maurell, Maxwell▲, Mcdowell, Mcneil, Mcneill, Merrell, Mical, Michio, Mickey▼, Migdoll (see Migdal), Migelly, Miguel, Mihail, Mikael, Mikel, Mikhail, Mikkel, Mioshe, Miquel, Mischa, Mishaal, Mishal, Morell, Morrell, Mychal, Mykell, Nicholl, Nicoll, Purcell, Rancell, Ritcherd, Ritchey, Rothwell, Sachiell (see Sachiel), Satchel, Satchell, Tirrell and Vachell (see Vachel). These names tend to be less commonly used than Mitchell.