Michelle
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
mi-SHEL
Meaning
Which man is like God?
Like the Name Michelle?
BOYS
GIRLS
+ Michelle
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Michelle"

Michelle originates in Hebrew language. It is a French feminine form of Michel, which is a French form of Michael. It used to be extremely popular only in France at first, in the English-speaking countries it has been popular since the 1940s. The name Michel is ultimately derived from Hebrew and means "which man is like God?", which is a rhetorical question suggesting a negative answer. Michelle can also be used as a surname.

Popularity of the Name Michelle
Also Spelled Like...

Chelle, Michell, Michella, Miguela, Mischel, Mischelle, Mishell, Mishelle, Shell

Famous Michelles

Michelle Kwan - former Olympic figure skater
Michelle Lee - actress
Michelle Madison - actress
Michelle Monaghan - actress
Michelle Phillips - singer
Michelle Rodriguez - actress
Michelle Pfeiffer - actress
Michelle Obama - wife of Barack Obama
Michelle Williams - actress
Michelle Wright - Canadian country music artist

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Michelle?
Discussion on the name Michelle
Weekly Prize Big thumb whybabyjack

Baby Jack creates modern sensory tag blankets and toys for kids of all ages. Kids develop cognitively, socially and emotionally through sensory play and the ribbons along the products appeal for tactile play, stimulation and comfort.  All products are designed with entertaining educational prints to appeal to a younger audience but to also grow with the child. Why a Baby Jack lovey?- a NEW alternative option for a tag blanket / toy- modern, unique prints designed only by Baby Jack & Co. - ribbons sewn shut for...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.