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Boy Name: Mitchell

Name: Mitchell
Pronunciation: \m(i)-tche-ll, mit-chell\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Michele, Micheal
Variant forms: Mitch, Mitchel, Mitchill, Mytch
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 222
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 41


Mitchell \m(i)-tche-ll, mit-chell\ as a boy's name is pronounced MITCH-el. It is of Middle English origin. Variant of Michael, via the Norman French Michel. Surname used in the Middle Ages, and transferred as a given name in the 19th century. Band leader Mitch Miller.

Mitchell has 4 variant forms: Mitch, Mitchel, Mitchill and Mytch.

Baby names that sound like Mitchell are Michele and Micheal.

View a list of the 7 names that reference Mitchell.


Mitchell is a very popular first name for men (#222 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#41 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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