Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MEE-SHEHL(French)
MI-khəl(German)
MEE-shehl(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

French form of Michael. Michel de Notredame, also known as Nostradamus, was the 16th-century French astrologer who made predictions about future world events. This is also the German diminutive form of Michael.

Related Names

VariantsMichaël, Mickaël(French) Micha, Michi(German) Michaël, Michael, Michiel(Dutch)
Feminine FormsMichèle, Michelle, Micheline(French) Michaela(German) Michelle(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesMikha'il(Arabic) Mikayel(Armenian) Mikel, Mitxel(Basque) Mikhail(Belarusian) Michael(Biblical) Michael, Mikhael(Biblical Greek) Mikha'el(Biblical Hebrew) Michael(Biblical Latin) Mikael(Breton) Mihail, Mikhail, Mincho, Minko, Misho(Bulgarian) Miquel(Catalan) Myghal(Cornish) Mihael, Mihovil, Miho, Mijo, Miško(Croatian) Michael, Michal(Czech) Michael, Mikael, Mikkel(Danish) Michael, Micheal, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Mike, Mikey(English) Miĥaelo, Mikelo, Miĉjo(Esperanto) Mihkel(Estonian) Mikkjal(Faroese) Mikael, Mika, Mikko, Miko, Miska(Finnish) Mikheil, Misho(Georgian) Michail, Michalis, Mihail, Mihalis(Greek) Mikala(Hawaiian) Mikhael(Hebrew) Mihály, Miksa, Misi(Hungarian) Mícheál(Irish) Michele(Italian) Mihails, Miķelis(Latvian) Mykolas(Lithuanian) Mihail(Macedonian) Mikiel(Maltese) Mikaere(Maori) Michael, Mikael, Mikkel(Norwegian) Michał(Polish) Miguel, Micael, Miguelito(Portuguese) Mihai, Mihail, Mihăiță(Romanian) Michail, Mikhail, Misha, Mishka(Russian) Mihkkal(Sami) Mìcheal, Mìcheil(Scottish Gaelic) Mihailo, Mihajlo, Mijo, Miša, Miško(Serbian) Michal(Slovak) Mihael, Miha(Slovene) Maikel, Miguel, Miguelito(Spanish) Michael, Mikael, Micael(Swedish) Mikail(Turkish) Mikhailo, Mykhailo, Mykhaylo, Mykhail(Ukrainian) Meical(Welsh)
Surname DescendantsMichaud, Michel(French) Michel(German)
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Name Days

France: September 29

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Entry updated February 28, 2019