Meaning of First Name: Michelle
who resembles God?
Michelle is a very popular first name for women (#21 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#20676 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Michelle \m(i)-chelle, mich(el)-le\ as a girl's name is pronounced mee-SHELL. It is of French and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Michelle is "who resembles God?". Feminine form of Michael. A popular name when it was first used in the 1940s, and made even more so by the Beatles' famous song "Michelle" in the 1970s. Popular in Germany. Actresses Michelle Pfeiffer, Sara Michelle Gellar; singer Me'Shell N'Deg?cello; figure skater Michelle Kwan.Michelle has 36 variant forms: Chelle, Machelle, Mash
Census About Last Name: Yuen
Cantonese romanization of RUAN
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.