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Gender: M Origin of Michel: French form and German short form of Michael

While the (male) French form is pronounced in English like the girls' name Michelle and the German form had a hard k-like sound in the middle, this variation of Michael is distinguished by being used evenly for girls and boys in the U.S. For either gender, though, pronunciation issues will dominate.

Famous People Named Michel

Michel Henry, French philosopher and novelist
Hartmut Michel, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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