English variation of Michael
"who is like God"

Mitchell Origin and Meaning

The name Mitchell is boy's name of English origin meaning "who is like God".
Mitchell has had something of a roller coaster ride, showing some panache in the forties and fifties, when it was seen as a sharper alternative to Michael with its cool Mitch nickname, slipping a bit, then resurfacing in the 90s when it reached as high as Number 71. Mitchell Pritchett is one of the leading characters on the TV sitcom Modern Family.

Mitchell is an English/Scottish surname name, derived from a medieval nickname of Michael.
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Famous People Named Mitchell

  • Mitchell Craig "Mitch" PileggiAmerican actor
  • Mitchell Hepburn11th Premier of Ontario, Canada
  • Addison Mitchell "Mitch" McConnellU.S. Senator from Kentucky
  • Mitchell Elias "Mitch" Daniels Jr.; American politician; 49th Governor of Indiana
  • Mitchell David "Mitch" AlbomAmerican novelist and journalist
  • Mitchell Lee "Mitch" HedbergAmerican comedian
  • Mitchell Neil William "Mitch" McGaryAmerican basketball player
  • Mitchell William "Mitch" MillerAmerican oboist
  • Mitchell Guy JohnsonAustralian cricketer
  • Mitchell Aaron StarcAustralian cricketer
  • Mitchell Coby Michael “Mitch" GrassiAmerican singer of group Pentatonix
  • (Charles) Mitchell HenryAmerican NFL player
  • Mitchell "Mitch" MarnerCanadian ice hockey player
  • Mitchell RyanAmerican actor
  • Mitchell IslamCanadian ice dancer
  • Mitchell ParishAmerican lyricist
  • Mitchell FroomAmerican music producer
  • Mitchell LeisenAmerican film and art director
  • Mitchell William "Mitch" Evansracing driver from New Zealand
  • Mitchell DonnellRalph Hughes aka TheBajanCanadian, Canadian YouTuber
  • Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnstonson of American reality TV personality Bristol Palin and grandson of politician Sarah Palin

Mitchell in Pop Culture

  • Mitchell Pritchettcharacter in the TV series "Modern Family"
  • Mitchell McDeeremain character in John Grisham's "The Firm"
  • Mitchellminor character in the Hunger Games series
  • Mitchell Mousenamed used to introduce maestro Mickey Mouse in the Disney short, "Symphony Hour"
  • Mitchell Carsoncharacter in the movie "Ant,Man"