US Popularity:778
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Who resembles God, who is like God?
Michelle is a popular girl’s name of French and Hebrew origins. Originally a variant of the French Michel—itself a derivation of the Biblical name Michael—Michelle means “who resembles God" or "who is like God?" Michelle has remained fashionable throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, buoyed in part by the Beatles' love song of the same name. Its French origin gives it a refined, European feel that will have baby Michelle feeling trés chic.

Famous People Named Michelle

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  • Michelle Obama
    United States First Lady

Michelle Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Michelle is currently #386 on The Bump
Girl:Michelle is currently #163 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Michelle is currently #778 in U.S. births
Girl:Michelle is currently #281 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 19
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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