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Gender: F Meaning of Michelle: "who is like God" Origin of Michelle: French variation of Michael Michelle's Popularity in 2014: #187

Onetime superstar name (Number 4 in the seventies) that's now in steep decline, having dropped out of the Top 100. First Lady Michelle Obama keeps it in the spotlight. Today's feminine form of Michael is more likely to be some form of Michaela...or Makayla.

Famous People Named Michelle

Michelle Branch, American singer
Lauren Michelle Jauregui, American singer, member of the band, Fifth Harmony
Michelle Suzanne Dockery, English actress
Michelle Kwan, American Olympic figure skater
Michelle Monaghan, American actress
Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, mother of Sasha and Malia Obama and wife to President Barack Obama
Michelle Marie Pfieffer, American actress
Michelle Rodriguez, American actress
Michelle Tratchenberg, American actress
Michelle Ingrid Williams, American actress
Michelle Annette Duggar, American reality TV star
Michelle Hurst, American actress
Michelle Uberreste, designer & contestant on "Under the Gunn"
Michelle Keegan, Actress
Michelle Renee Forbes, American actress
Michelle Claire Ryan, English actress
Michelle Kathleen Monkhouse, Canadian model
Michelle Hodkin, American author and actress
Michelle Phan, popular Youtuber who does makeup tutorials
Michelle Duggar, TV personality

Pop Culture References for the name Michelle

"Michelle," a song by the Beatles
Michelle Tanner, youngest sister on tv show "Full House"
Michelle Kaioh, character in the series, 'Sailor Moon'
My Michelle, a song by Guns N Roses