Michel

Meaning and origin

Michel is a French mixed name. The meaning of the name is Who is Like God.



Where is it used?

The name Michel is mainly used in French and in German.

How do they say it elsewhere?

Meical (In Welsh)
Mikhailo (In Ukrainian)
Miguel (In Spanish and in Portuguese)
Mihael (In Slovene)
Micheil (In Scottish)
Mikael (In Scandinavian)
Mikkel (In Scandinavian)
Mikhail (In Russian)
Mihai (In Romanian)
Mykolas (In Lithuanian)
Michele (In Italian)
Mihály (In Hungarian)
Mikko (In Finnish)
Mikelo (In Esperanto)
Mihhaelo (In Esperanto)
Michaela (In English, German and in Czech)
Micheal (In English)
Myghal (In Cornish)
Miquel (In Catalan)
Michal (In the bible, Polish and in Czech)
Mikel (In Basque)
Mitxel (In Basque)


If it's too long people might use

In English: Mike
In English: Mick


For the opposite sex use:

In Ukrainian: Mikayla (F)
In Scandinavian: Mikaela (F)
In Russian: Mikhaila (F)
In Romanian: Mihaela (F)
In Polish: Michalina (F)
In Italian: Michela (F)
In Italian: Micaela (F)
In French and in English: Michelle (F)
In French: Michele (F)


See also

In Russian: Misha (B)
In Italian: Michelina (F)
In French: Micheline (F)
In Esperanto: Michjo (M)
In English, German, Czech and in the bible: Michael (M)
In English: Miles (M)

What Michel`s say about their name

The best thing about the name Michel:
It's French like

The worst thing about the name:
In the US you're either Michelle or Mitchell...

If my name wasn`t Michel....:
It would have an A

Extra information:
My name has been a huge headache with social security cards, licenses, tax forms etc. most people think it's a misspelling

The best thing about the name Michel:
An independent, more exotic form of Michael

The worst thing about the name:
Please don't pronounce it as Michael

If my name wasn`t Michel....:
I can spell it Michele too. :)

Extra information:
French names are beautiful!

The best thing about the name Michel:
Sexy alternative for Michael

The worst thing about the name:
When they pronounce it as Michael.

If my name wasn`t Michel....:
I'd be just another Michael, sigh.

Extra information:
I love French names!

More `Michel` links

Michel as abbreviation
Actors named Michel
Michel in the encyclopedia