Michelle - girls name

Michelle name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 91%

Michelle name meaning:

The name Michelle is of French origin and is the feminine form of the name Michel, which is a variant of Michael. The name Michael itself has Hebrew origins and means "Who is like God?" Michelle is a popular name that has been used for centuries and has various meanings associated with it.

In terms of personality traits, girls named Michelle are often described as strong-willed, independent, and confident. They are known for their intelligence and quick thinking. Michelle is also associated with being a compassionate and caring individual, always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need.

The name Michelle has a timeless and elegant feel to it, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a classic name for their daughter. It is a name that has been embraced by various cultures and has gained prominence internationally. Overall, the name Michelle carries a sense of strength, wisdom, and grace, making it a beautiful choice for a baby girl.

Origin: Hebrew

Who is like God.

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Overall UK ranking: 476 out of 5581

89 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (792)

Historical popularity of Michelle

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