Mitchell Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Mitchell:
Transferred use of the surname derived from the personal name Michel, a variant form of Michael (who is like God?) used in the Middle Ages.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Australian Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Australia (Victoria) for 2012
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- Comments and insights on the name Mitchell: | Edit
We named my son Mitchell for several reasons. However one of the reasons was because my husband thought Mitchell was a very masculine name.
More pros to Mitchell:
- Unlikely to be stolen by girls
- No odd spellings or pronunciations
- Kids can't make much fun of it
- Masculine, solid, and competent, whether Mitchell or Mitch
- Personal experiences with the name Mitchell: | Edit
One of my sons is Mitchell Ren, and it has proven to be a great name! It sounds respectable for an adult, and has cute nicknames for a little boy.
- Nicknames for Mitchell: | Edit
- Meanings and history of the name Mitchell: | Edit
Has the same meaning and history as Micheal
- Famous real-life people named Mitchell: | Edit
Mitchell Markham (producer)
Mitchell 'Mitch' Lucker, late founder and lead vocalist of Suicide Silence
Mitchell "Mitch" Albom, author of "Tuesdays with Morrie"
Mitch McConnell, Republican senator from Kentucky
- Mitchell in song, story & screen: | Edit
Mitchell Jonas (better known as Mitch):character in the book series "The Medallion of Franzek" by the argentine writer Canela Lopez Fassón
"Mitchell Lane", a song by Ben Folds Five
Mitch Kramer was on of the main characters in Dazed and Confused (1993)
Mitch Taylor, one of the main characters in "Real Genius" (1985)
Mitchell McDeere, main character in John Grisham's "The Firm"