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Michelle

Wei Jie Tan
By Wei Jie Tan Data Analyst
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 49 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Olivia Musembi (Senior Content Writer)

Gender: Female

Origin: French

Meaning: Who is Like God

Pronunciation: mɪˈʃɛl, /mɪ.ˈʃɛl/, M IH SH EH L

Popularity Rank: #170

On this page:

  • 1. Michelle Meaning
  • 2. Michelle Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Michelle
  • 4. Translations of Michelle
  • 5. Michelle Name Popularity
  • 6. Michelle popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Michelle
  • 8. Latest News about Michelle
  • 9. Nicknames for Michelle
  • 10. Michelle Name Poster
  • 11. Names similar to Michelle

Michelle Meaning

Derived from the French feminine form of Michel, meaning 'Who is like God?' It is a popular name in many countries and has been used by numerous notable figures throughout history.

Michelle also means "Who is Like God, Who Resembles God, Like the Lord".

Michelle is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, South Africa, and 93 more countries.

Michelle Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: mɪˈʃɛl

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /mɪ.ˈʃɛl/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: M IH SH EH L

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

SH: Pronounce as in "she" (SH IY)

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Michelle

Michelle Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Michelle is recorded 240,240 times globally, ranking it as the 170th most common name worldwide.

Michelle is most prevalent in United States of America, with 78,159 occurrences, making it the 25th most popular name in the country.

In Ireland, the name Michelle is found among 1 in every 14 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Michelle Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
United States of America#251 : 23
United Kingdom#481 : 16
South Africa#511 : 157
France#2881 : 106
Mexico#2291 : 97
Canada#161 : 38
Italy#5371 : 167
Germany#1691 : 53
Ireland#241 : 14
Netherlands#1401 : 59
Malaysia#1201 : 323
Hong Kong#701 : 99
Singapore#351 : 139
Brazil#3171 : 214
Colombia#6031 : 341
Chile#2981 : 170
Cameroon#781 : 188
Philippines#101 : 144
Belgium#3901 : 189
Saudi Arabia#2,0651 : 1,948
Switzerland#1651 : 126
Costa Rica#1791 : 96
Panama#1341 : 143
Spain#9011 : 497
Austria#1701 : 86
United Arab Emirates#7261 : 919
Peru#9311 : 901
Nigeria#1,2121 : 1,150
Denmark#1341 : 96
China#711 : 163
Kuwait#4191 : 727
Jamaica#311 : 98
Taiwan#601 : 363
Bolivia#7331 : 601
Qatar#5001 : 920
Israel#1,4641 : 666
Guatemala#5751 : 513
Sweden#3631 : 222
Macao#721 : 264
Oman#1,4251 : 1,621
Palestine#1,8921 : 1,145
Portugal#6021 : 535
Namibia#1181 : 470
Lebanon#9191 : 743
Malta#501 : 88
Norway#3501 : 349
Puerto Rico#891 : 127
Ecuador#2481 : 280
Bahrain#7001 : 1,281
Egypt#10,3541 : 11,190
Argentina#1,1821 : 1,278
Japan#4301 : 624
Czechia#6701 : 544
Uruguay#1,0351 : 907
Iran#1,9751 : 1,442
Ghana#8731 : 1,422
Russia#3,6901 : 3,229
Botswana#2351 : 685
Finland#9951 : 1,025
Mauritius#9791 : 1,209
Brunei Darussalam#1401 : 872
Morocco#8,7961 : 11,323
Luxembourg#3571 : 408
Tunisia#6,6131 : 9,222
Poland#1,1681 : 1,321
Algeria#13,6691 : 24,190
Cyprus#3341 : 523
India#10,4311 : 19,418
Croatia#1,0091 : 889
Jordan#5,0141 : 7,154
Indonesia#4331 : 1,192
Greece#2,2081 : 2,858
Syrian Arab Republic#14,2401 : 20,476
Turkey#24,4871 : 49,831

List of countries the name Michelle is rarely found

  • Iraq:15 occurrences
  • Yemen:15 occurrences
  • Bulgaria: 14 occurrences
  • Sudan:14 occurrences
  • Honduras:11 occurrences
  • Libya:10 occurrences
  • Hungary: 8 occurrences
  • Albania: 7 occurrences
  • Slovenia: 7 occurrences
  • Bangladesh: 6 occurrences
  • Estonia:6 occurrences
  • Kazakhstan:6 occurrences
  • Angola:3 occurrences
  • Haiti:3 occurrences
  • Korea: 3 occurrences
  • Moldova: 3 occurrences
  • El Salvador:3 occurrences
  • Iceland:2 occurrences
  • Maldives: 2 occurrences
  • Afghanistan: 1 occurrences
  • Burundi:1 occurrences
  • Georgia:1 occurrences

Michelle popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Michelle from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Michelle

📰 Latest News about Michelle

Stay updated with the most recent news about Michelle. Read on to catch up with Michelle's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 25, 2024 04:53 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Subway Killing Spurs Bill to Expand Medicaid Funds for Psychiatric Beds - The New York Times
    Source: The New York Times | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Jennifer Dulos's mother says Michelle Troconis 'knows where' the body is - The Independent
    Source: The Independent | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Michelle Beadle rips Harrison Butker over his controversial speech: 'Go f--k yourself' - New York Post
    Source: New York Post | Published on: May 23, 2024
  • Trans woman Michelle Henry strangled, stabbed to death in San Francisco - Advocate.com
    Source: Advocate.com | Published on: May 23, 2024
  • Dr. Michelle Leigh Perron Obituary - The Burlington Free Press - Burlington Free Press
    Source: Burlington Free Press | Published on: May 23, 2024
  • Jesse Lally Shares His Honest Thoughts on Michelle Lally's Boyfriend - Bravo
    Source: Bravo | Published on: May 22, 2024
  • Boston Mayor Michelle Wu's us vs. them attitude - The Boston Globe
    Source: The Boston Globe | Published on: May 22, 2024
  • Michelle Buteau Says Jesse Lally's Retreat Was More About Him Than Saving His Marriage - Yahoo Entertainment
    Source: Yahoo Entertainment | Published on: May 22, 2024
  • Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child stars in 'Death Becomes Her' at Cadillac Palace Theatre - WLS-TV
    Source: WLS-TV | Published on: May 22, 2024
  • Michelle Puzey Obituary 2024 - Lindquist Mortuary
    Source: Lindquist Mortuary | Published on: May 20, 2024

Nicknames for Michelle

Shelly, Michi, Meesh, Chi-Chi, Elle, Mimi, Missy, Shell-Belle, Mickey, M-Well, Chelle-Belle, Mi-Shell, Shellz, Mishy, Chelle-Bean

Michelle Name Poster

Michelle Name Poster

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