Michelle

Meaning and origin

Michelle is a French girl name. The meaning of the name is Who is Like God.



Where is it used?

The name Michelle is mainly used in French and in English.

How do they say it elsewhere?

Meical (In Welsh)
Mikhailo (In Ukrainian)
Miguel (In Spanish and in Portuguese)
Mihael (In Slovene)
Micheil (In Scottish)
Mikkel (In Scandinavian)
Mikael (In Scandinavian)
Mikhail (In Russian)
Mihai (In Romanian)
Mykolas (In Lithuanian)
Michele (In Italian)
Mihály (In Hungarian)
Mikko (In Finnish)
Mihhaelo (In Esperanto)
Mikelo (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: Mick
In English: Shell
In English: Mike


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: Micaela (F)
In Italian: Michela (F)
In French: Michele (F)
In English, German, Czech and in the bible: Michael (M)


See also

In Russian: Misha (B)
In Italian: Michelina (F)
In French and in German: Michel (M)
In French: Micheline (F)
In Esperanto: Michjo (M)
In English (Modern): Michelyne (F)
In English: Miles (M)
In English: Chelle (F)

What Michelle`s say about their name

The best thing about the name Michelle:
It's the only thing my mom ever gave to me

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing...it's mine to keep

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
It would be Mischelle... Which was given to me:). Originally spelled.

Extra information:
I also chose heart felt names for my children. Which I love.

The best thing about the name Michelle:
It's a known of yet still unique name and it sounds quite soft and feminine

The worst thing about the name:
When people write or say it wrong...melissa...mitchel....michael...SERIOUSLY?!?

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
It would be Aisha or Miriam

Extra information:
My parents acually named me after the beatles song...wich is quite funny becaus i love music and singing and then being named afetr a song...

The best thing about the name Michelle:
I can´t say, I just loove my name so much!

The worst thing about the name:
How people usually wright it with one L....

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
It would be Betty, but only because it´s already my second name....

Extra information:
I think all Michelle´s are privileged to have this beautiful name!

The best thing about the name Michelle:
when other people say it it sounds awesome

The worst thing about the name:
its way too common

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
i would be petunia o.o

Extra information:
i like the fact that my mom calls me michelle, michaela, and michaelita. :)

The best thing about the name Michelle:
The Beatles wrote a song about it. It's elegant

The worst thing about the name:
nothing

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
Skye

Extra information:
nope

The best thing about the name Michelle:
it's very cool

The worst thing about the name:
hate how pple spell spell and pronounce my name

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
aisha

The best thing about the name Michelle:
Its wierd

The worst thing about the name:
Mtchew

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
Daniela nh gosh why did they nem me michelle

The best thing about the name Michelle:
The meaning

The worst thing about the name:
I hate when people spell it wrong. To me, if its spelled with one L its cause your parents couldn't spell!

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I'd probably change it to MICHELLE

Extra information:
I LOVE my nickname my uncle gave me as a very little girl...Missi-Chelle

The best thing about the name Michelle:
The sound

The worst thing about the name:
wrong spelling

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
It would have been bad

The best thing about the name Michelle:
i absolutely LOVE my name! i say my name with pride. not many have this name

The worst thing about the name:
i live in India, so people tend to call me 'missile' instead of Michelle

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
it probably would have been jade..

The best thing about the name Michelle:
the meaning

The worst thing about the name:
it be wrongly pronounce

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
vera

Extra information:
not common

The best thing about the name Michelle:
nothing

The worst thing about the name:
having the name and being called michael how stupid can people be

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
i would be thankfull

Extra information:
thanks to my parents im stuck with it

The best thing about the name Michelle:
its defination

The worst thing about the name:
too popular

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
i was going to change it to michelle

Extra information:
i thank my mom 4 gvng me dis name

The best thing about the name Michelle:
It is elegant and beautiful sounding

The worst thing about the name:
hmmm........... lets see your face XD jk nothing in the world

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
My name is michelle? o.o lolz ik what yew r talking about XD i would totally choose it

Extra information:
Michelle is very very very smart (like meh)

The best thing about the name Michelle:
it rules

The worst thing about the name:
nothing

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
i would change my name to michelle

Extra information:
i am awesome

The best thing about the name Michelle:
Everyone.of us our different

The worst thing about the name:
Too.common

The best thing about the name Michelle:
It is so sweet n i LUV é meaning....n the Beatles rock!

The worst thing about the name:
Being mistaken for melissa or being called mitchel,.....

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I wud'v bn called sharon.thank heavens i didn't

Extra information:
The name MICHELLE is common but each one of us is unique

The best thing about the name Michelle:
Quite unique very popular in the 80's when I was born,

The worst thing about the name:
People pronouncing it MEECHELLE! So annoying!!!

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
It wouldn't be me,

The best thing about the name Michelle:
I have many friends named Michelle born in 1981, however nowadays it isnt as popular and not used often

The worst thing about the name:
People either spell it with one L, or pronounce it wrong

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
It would have been Suzanne...Michelle is much better :)

The best thing about the name Michelle:
its unique though common

The worst thing about the name:
being common

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
it wud be toobad since it suites me

Extra information:
nope

The best thing about the name Michelle:
It's cool

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
Too bad

Extra information:
Nope..

The best thing about the name Michelle:
it suits me for who i am

The worst thing about the name:
some people pronounce it wrong

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
it would have been daniela, im soooo thankful it wasnt that

Extra information:
i love that name

The best thing about the name Michelle:
Very beautiful meaning.

The worst thing about the name:
....LET'S SEE...NOTHING!!!

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
Heloo??? What a stupid question...

Extra information:
Nope

The best thing about the name Michelle:
Its meaning is really awesome

The worst thing about the name:
When people ask about the meaning I'm embarrassed cos I dnt knw it

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I don't think anythin else could suit me

Extra information:
I love my name Michelle Dave!

The best thing about the name Michelle:
it is unique!

The worst thing about the name:
it has no worst fin abt it

The best thing about the name Michelle:
everything :)

The worst thing about the name:
nothing

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
then i wouldn't have a name

The best thing about the name Michelle:
It is a very beautiful and feminine name

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I don't think my parents had an alternative in mind

Extra information:
♪....Michelle ma belle....♪

The best thing about the name Michelle:
It is a unique name

The worst thing about the name:
nothing

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
wouldn't have another name

Extra information:
Never liked the nicknames, Micki, Shelly, Mike.

The best thing about the name Michelle:
the meaning! who indeed is like God? no one!

The worst thing about the name:
there was this friend at uni who 'wouldn't' pronounce my name properly, he kept calling me 'mitchelle' pronounced like 'mitchell'. then anotha friend of mine shortened it to 'mitch my bitch' he still teases me with that till this day! lol

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
it would have been Gladys, lovet or lucy. cant see myself as those though so im thankful it wasn't either.

Extra information:
All Michelles' are very special.

The best thing about the name Michelle:
It reminds me of my self in a way

The worst thing about the name:
At highschool people would refer to me as Michael.

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I would have bein easily named Mia insted because my mum wanted me to be called that but my dad wanted me to be called Michelle.

The best thing about the name Michelle:
I love my name ..especially when the beatles wrote the song and spelled Michelle not Michele that would happen all the time ..I love my name and the the song ..I named my daughter Michelle

The worst thing about the name:
When I was a kid in school .. My classmates would always say Michelle she fell in hell and yes now I do give it back HELL

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I can't imagine my name being anything g else ...

Extra information:
My name is Michelle and my middle name is a Angela I think that pretty cool

The best thing about the name Michelle:
I guess the best thing about my name is that I like it. I think it's pretty and feminine.

The worst thing about the name:
People reading it aloud as Michael. Also, when I was in school, kids would make fun of my name because of the spelling and call me Mitchell.

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I wouldn't have had the Beatles song sang to me my whole life!

Extra information:
Make sure you've read someone's whole name before you pronounce it! It's not that hard! :)

The best thing about the name Michelle:
Its a heard of name but not very common.

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I dont mind my name

Extra information:
Get nicknamed, chelle, Mich, Shelley, when i was little shelly belly. You can have lots of fun with the name Michelle.

The best thing about the name Michelle:
It's french! The meaning is awesome.. And adding 'Y's to my name makes it sound so sweet. 'Michelley'

The worst thing about the name:
My math teacher mixes up my name with this girl named Melissa from my class. Ppl pronouncing it differently. My name is simple ppl not hard to pronounce.

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
If not, I hope I had a nicer name. It would be so weird to not be call Michelle

Extra information:
My aunt calls me Shelly, my cousins call me Michie, Michelley and Miche. I love my name

The best thing about the name Michelle:
its cool

The worst thing about the name:
idk

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
yuki

Extra information:
it is a asome name

The best thing about the name Michelle:
I think it's sweet and soft sounding, reminds me of France.

The worst thing about the name:
Being called freaking Melissa!!! I thought I was the only one who had that problem! Wow. Weird phenomenon.

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
My mom was originally going to name me Rachel Elizabeth. Huh.

Extra information:
I really don't live up to my good Christian name. lol

The best thing about the name Michelle:
hope i get to live up to the meaning of it someday

The worst thing about the name:
being called melissa

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
micheal lee

Extra information:
my sons name ended up being timothy, nice huh=)tujc

The best thing about the name Michelle:
it can be unforgettable if you want it to

The worst thing about the name:
being called melissa

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
i would hope it wasn't something complicated

Extra information:
my mother calls me shelley yuk

The best thing about the name Michelle:
I love the meaning of Michelle. Its the best!!!!!

The worst thing about the name:
NOTHING!!!!!!!

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
then it would have been Michellie. hahaha. But I wouldn't change my name for the world!!!

Extra information:
Every single Michelle in this world is special.

The best thing about the name Michelle:
My family gave me a really unique nickname, and I love the meaning.

The worst thing about the name:
There are so many different ways to spell it that more than half the time someone spells my name with 1 L

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I dont know what it would be but I don't want to change it

Extra information:
I think its an awesome name, and my mom gave it to me for the feminine version of Michael my dad's name!

The best thing about the name Michelle:
d meaning of it was reaLLy awes0me!

The worst thing about the name:
n0ne!

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
samantha nichOLe or mikhaeLa w0ULd be great!

The best thing about the name Michelle:
the meaning is awesome and there isnt that many.

The worst thing about the name:
people wanted to call me chelly.

Extra information:
i like my name more now than i did when i was younger....but i'd perfer a different name all together if it was to me. it's a common name and it's really not all that pretty of a name. :( thanks mom, lol

The best thing about the name Michelle:
Nicknames! I'm Chelle to most of my friends, Chelleypie to one of my close friends.

The worst thing about the name:
There are a lot of us. There were two (born within the same month) of us in my graduating class.

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I wouldn't have turned my head as much in middle and high school.

The best thing about the name Michelle:
I like being called Michelle--I like my name very much.

The worst thing about the name:
Being called shell---I never liked that.

The best thing about the name Michelle:
Its pretty and not easy to make fun of

The worst thing about the name:
If you do get made fun of, they call you Micheal.

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I wouldnt have had the Beatles song sung to me so often

The best thing about the name Michelle:
its a pretty name not very common.

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
i wouldnt of called my son michael.

The best thing about the name Michelle:
I like my name, it's easy. I like that I can have a few nick names from it too!

The worst thing about the name:
Everyone asks 1 L or 2?

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I don't know!

The best thing about the name Michelle:
It's a name that wasn't so common when I was born--everyone could pronounce it, but I was the only Michelle in school

The worst thing about the name:
The Beatles song...

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
probably not

Extra information:
I really like my name.

The best thing about the name Michelle:
its a beutiful name with a great meaning

The worst thing about the name:
i dont know of one bad thing about being named michelle

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
my family wouldnt have ever called me chelle girl

The best thing about the name Michelle:
My mama and daddy nicked named me shelly bean and Shell Shell

The worst thing about the name:
nothing

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
my cute little names

Extra information:
Love the name your given, because it is for a reason

The best thing about the name Michelle:
i can't think of anything good to say about my name...

The worst thing about the name:
it was to common for kids born in the 70's... it seems dated and was SO common that i didn't feel i had my own identity.

If my name wasn`t Michelle....:
I feel that i MAY have been more out-going with a less common name.

Extra information:
my nickname is Elle and i ALWAYS think about changing my name legally. i haven't outgrown disliking my name and i am 34 now

More `Michelle` links

Michelle as abbreviation
Actors named Michelle
Michelle in the encyclopedia