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Mitchell

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 32 0 32
1881 20 0 20
1882 36 0 36
1883 30 0 30
1884 34 0 34
1885 29 0 29
1886 24 0 24
1887 28 0 28
1888 44 0 44
1889 21 0 21
1890 30 0 30
1891 29 0 29
1892 36 0 36
1893 38 0 38
1894 39 0 39
1895 31 0 31
1896 37 0 37
1897 39 0 39
1898 39 0 39
1899 28 0 28
1900 52 0 52
1901 31 0 31
1902 50 0 50
1903 36 0 36
1904 37 0 37
1905 47 0 47
1906 39 0 39
1907 43 0 43
1908 54 0 54
1909 72 0 72
1910 82 0 82
1911 79 0 79
1912 137 0 137
1913 201 5 196
1914 272 0 272
1915 336 8 328
1916 346 0 346
1917 380 0 380
1918 437 6 431
1919 368 7 361
1920 422 7 415
1921 425 0 425
1922 391 5 386
1923 377 5 372
1924 365 0 365
1925 346 0 346
1926 352 7 345
1927 304 7 297
1928 314 0 314
1929 259 0 259
1930 247 0 247
1931 279 5 274
1932 249 0 249
1933 213 5 208
1934 267 5 262
1935 282 5 277
1936 271 0 271
1937 249 0 249
1938 287 0 287
1939 296 0 296
1940 332 7 325
1941 355 0 355
1942 488 0 488
1943 513 0 513
1944 526 8 518
1945 517 0 517
1946 670 6 664
1947 797 8 789
1948 871 9 862
1949 1,091 0 1,091
1950 1,228 0 1,228
1951 1,450 7 1,443
1952 1,759 6 1,753
1953 1,898 9 1,889
1954 2,147 9 2,138
1955 2,275 8 2,267
1956 2,411 5 2,406
1957 3,031 10 3,021
1958 2,858 14 2,844
1959 2,976 10 2,966
1960 2,986 17 2,969
1961 3,208 11 3,197
1962 2,852 18 2,834
1963 2,724 13 2,711
1964 2,393 8 2,385
1965 1,900 12 1,888
1966 1,742 10 1,732
1967 1,713 16 1,697
1968 1,640 12 1,628
1969 1,667 13 1,654
1970 1,562 18 1,544
1971 1,361 18 1,343
1972 1,387 16 1,371
1973 1,234 15 1,219
1974 1,254 21 1,233
1975 1,193 13 1,180
1976 1,196 8 1,188
1977 1,289 17 1,272
1978 1,287 14 1,273
1979 1,388 19 1,369
1980 1,536 14 1,522
1981 1,994 28 1,966
1982 2,093 24 2,069
1983 1,901 23 1,878
1984 2,178 29 2,149
1985 2,477 27 2,450
1986 2,699 35 2,664
1987 2,893 23 2,870
1988 3,357 38 3,319 #95 boy name
1989 3,671 26 3,645 #93 boy name
1990 4,039 20 4,019 #93 boy name
1991 3,904 24 3,880 #96 boy name
1992 4,146 27 4,119 #91 boy name
1993 4,618 36 4,582 #81 boy name
1994 5,392 21 5,371 #71 boy name
1995 4,752 15 4,737 #79 boy name
1996 4,410 20 4,390 #88 boy name
1997 4,081 14 4,067 #96 boy name
1998 3,640 17 3,623
1999 3,229 13 3,216
2000 2,997 13 2,984
2001 2,588 21 2,567
2002 2,192 20 2,172
2003 1,899 9 1,890
2004 1,664 17 1,647
2005 1,461 15 1,446
2006 1,260 7 1,253
2007 1,117 11 1,106
2008 988 10 978
2009 866 11 855
2010 743 6 737
2011 676 9 667
2012 586 0 586
2013 615 0 615
2014 563 6 557
2015 476 5 471

Want to know about the popularity of the Mitchell baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 161,808 babies born with the name Mitchell in the United States. That's more than enough Mitchells to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 32 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mitchell" was in 1994 with a total of 5,371 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mitchells)

According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mitchell" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 88 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of 3,904 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Mitchell popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Mitchell" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mitchell as well as things modernly associated with the name Mitchell such as celebrities named Mitchell.

Origin and Meaning of Mitchell

The name "Mitchell" is of American origin, and it means "Who is like God?". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. United States dancer who formed the first Black classical ballet company (born in 1934)
  2. United States labor leader; president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1898 to 1908 (1870-1919)
  3. United States writer noted for her novel about the South during the American Civil War (1900-1949)
  4. United States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)
  5. United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
  6. English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)

Mitch Hewer

Mitch Hewer is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Mitch was born in 1989 as Mitchell Scott Hewer in Bristol, United Kingdom.

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Mitch Pileggi

Mitch was born in 1952 as Mitchell Craig Pileggi in Portland, Oregon, United States.

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Mitchell Lichtenstein

Mitchell was born in 1956.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Mitchell

Mitchell And Best
Mitchell And Ness
Mitchell Brunings
Mitchell Building Umd
Mitchell Homes
Mitchell On Demand
Mitchell Gold
Mitchell Hope

Alternative Meanings

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Your name in reverse order is "Llehctim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mchitlel". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Mitchell born Oct 9, 1933

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Korea approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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