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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Mitchel mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Mitchel

"Mitchel" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Form of Michael Who is like God?". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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Variant of Mitchell.

  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred back from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Mitchel

Mitchel Musso is an actor, musician, singing, and singer. He has been prominent since 2002. Mitchel was given the name Mitchel Tate Musso on July 9th, 1991 in Garland, Texas.

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Mitch Vogel is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1967 to 1978. Mitch was given the name Mitchel L Vogel on January 17th, 1956 in Alhambra, California.

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Mitchel Resnick is a scientist in the fields of learning sciences and constructionism (learning theory). Mitchel was born on June 12th, 1956.

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Mickey Leigh is a rock music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1977 to 1977. Mickey was given the name Mitchel Lee Hyman on July 15th, 1954 in Forest Hills, Queens.

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Mitchel McLaughlin is a 4th Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Principal Deputy Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Northern Ireland, and Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly. Mitchel was born on October 29th, 1945 in Derry.

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Mitchel Forman is a jazz musician. He plays Keyboard instrument. Mitchel was born on January 24th, 1956 in United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mitchel

Tyler-Jane Mitchel is an actor and actress.

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John Purroy Mitchel was a 95th Mayor of New York City. John was born on July 19th, 1879 in Fordham, Bronx. He died on July 6th, 1918.

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Tevin Mitchel is a football player for the Indianapolis Colts. Tevin was born on August 3rd, 1992 in Mansfield, Texas.

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Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel is an astronomer.

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Charles Mitchel was an actor and newscaster. His career lasted from 1961 to 1961. Charles was born Charles Mitchel on November 8th, 1920 in Dublin, Ireland. He passed away on August 18th, 1996.

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James was born on January 30th, 1864. James is also known as Mitchel, James Sarsfield; Mitchel, Jim; Mitchell, and James. He breathed his last breath on July 3rd, 1921.

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How popular is the baby name Mitchel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1882 10 0 10
1883 5 0 5
1888 7 0 7
1889 9 0 9
1890 5 0 5
1891 6 0 6
1892 11 0 11
1893 10 0 10
1894 6 0 6
1895 10 0 10
1896 8 0 8
1897 7 0 7
1898 5 0 5
1901 6 0 6
1902 7 0 7
1903 9 0 9
1904 10 0 10
1905 6 0 6
1906 6 0 6
1907 16 0 16
1908 12 0 12
1909 9 0 9
1910 10 0 10
1911 19 0 19
1912 34 0 34
1913 36 0 36
1914 47 0 47
1915 53 0 53
1916 47 0 47
1917 48 0 48
1918 56 0 56
1919 61 0 61
1920 63 0 63
1921 56 0 56
1922 60 0 60
1923 48 0 48
1924 47 0 47
1925 55 0 55
1926 60 0 60
1927 52 0 52
1928 45 0 45
1929 45 0 45
1930 40 0 40
1931 45 0 45
1932 40 0 40
1933 36 0 36
1934 50 0 50
1935 39 0 39
1936 28 0 28
1937 33 0 33
1938 47 0 47
1939 41 0 41
1940 44 0 44
1941 55 0 55
1942 56 0 56
1943 69 0 69
1944 56 0 56
1945 57 0 57
1946 78 0 78
1947 82 0 82
1948 102 0 102
1949 118 0 118
1950 123 0 123
1951 135 0 135
1952 161 0 161
1953 161 0 161
1954 156 0 156
1955 194 0 194
1956 197 0 197
1957 200 0 200
1958 259 0 259
1959 253 0 253
1960 224 0 224
1961 218 0 218
1962 202 0 202
1963 198 0 198
1964 179 0 179
1965 129 0 129
1966 144 0 144
1967 107 0 107
1968 130 0 130
1969 103 0 103
1970 97 0 97
1971 100 0 100
1972 107 0 107
1973 86 0 86
1974 76 0 76
1975 94 0 94
1976 80 0 80
1977 67 0 67
1978 87 0 87
1979 89 0 89
1980 102 0 102
1981 130 0 130
1982 135 0 135
1983 132 0 132
1984 163 0 163
1985 161 0 161
1986 198 0 198
1987 240 6 234
1988 247 0 247
1989 275 6 269
1990 312 0 312
1991 313 0 313
1992 289 0 289
1993 375 0 375
1994 407 0 407
1995 366 0 366
1996 323 0 323
1997 299 0 299
1998 274 0 274
1999 246 0 246
2000 225 0 225
2001 170 0 170
2002 173 0 173
2003 150 0 150
2004 129 5 124
2005 122 5 117
2006 103 0 103
2007 84 0 84
2008 88 0 88
2009 77 0 77
2010 49 0 49
2011 56 0 56
2012 36 0 36
2013 27 0 27
2014 30 0 30
2015 22 0 22
2016 25 0 25
2017 25 0 25

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Popularity of Mitchel as a first name

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Popularity of Mitchel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mitchel U.S.
  White 61.58% 64.26%
  African American 29.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.15% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mitchel

People with the last name Mitchel are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Mitchel

  • What name lists does Mitchel rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Mitchel? Mitchel is the 2,145th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mitchel was the 6,151st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mitchel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,178 babies born with the first name Mitchel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mitchel to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mitchel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Mitchel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mitchel is Saturday, March 8th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Mitchel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mitchel was in 1994 with a total of 407 babies.
  • Random Mitchel Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mitchel is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Mitchel: Your name in reverse order is Lehctim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ithelmc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mitchel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,570 people with the last name Mitchel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mitchel? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Mitchel as their last name.

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