The name Michelle is a girl's name of French origin meaning "who is like God". Michelle is ranked #214 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Angel Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
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Onetime superstar name (Number 4 in the seventies) that's now in steep decline, having dropped out of the Top 100. Former 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.