Mitchell - boys name

Mitchell name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 79%

Mitchell name meaning:

The name Mitchell is of Scottish origin and holds a significant meaning. Derived from the Old Gaelic name "Maoilsheachlainn," it is a combination of two elements: "maol," meaning "bald" or "tonsured," and "seachlainn," meaning "servant" or "devotee." Thus, the name Mitchell can be interpreted as "devotee of Saint Seachlainn" or "servant of Saint Seachlainn."

The name Mitchell has a strong historical and cultural background. It is associated with various notable figures, including the influential Scottish politician and diplomat Sir Andrew Mitchell and the American film director Mitchell Leisen. Furthermore, the name Mitchell symbolizes qualities such as loyalty, dedication, and service. Those named Mitchell are often seen as reliable individuals who possess a strong sense of responsibility and commitment towards their tasks and relationships.

In summary, the name Mitchell carries a rich heritage and signifies devotion and service. It is a name that reflects strength of character and reliability.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Michael. Who is like God.



Related names

Michael , Chaela, Chaeli, Makayla , Mckale, Mckayla , Micaela , Michaela , Michail , Micheal , Micheil, Michel, Michela, Michele , Michella, Mick , Mickey , Micky , Miguel , Mihangel, Mikaela , Mikayla , Mike , Mikel , Mikell, Mikella, Mikelle, Mikhail , Mikki, Mikko, Miko , Miquel, Misha , Mishe, Mishenka, Mitch, Mitchel , Mitchell , Mychaela, Mychajlo, Mychal, Mychele, Mychelle, Mykhaltso, Myghal

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Overall UK ranking: 985 out of 4789

30 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (401)

Historical popularity of Mitchell

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