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Michelle Girl Name


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Michelle name image The name Michelle is a feminine form of Michael.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Michelle has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Michelle
Use of the Name Michelle for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
774,915754,402265,19555,45224,9589,4934,656
The table below indicates the number of times the name Michelle has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Michelle first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1938, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Michelle
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
193896255  
193991660  
194072892  
1941612133  
1942480236  
1943376367  
1944341402  
1945307501  
1946263754  
1947248913  
19482301,047  
19492131,251  
19501741,634  
19511512,135  
19521242,875  
19531083,630  
1954944,428  
1955974,529  
1956885,323  
1957795,978  
1958567,455  
1959478,770  
1960399,903  
19613412,725  
19623113,350  
19632614,377  
19642316,178  
19651816,205  
1966427,13675993
1967330,799707110
1968233,196663129
1969234,311673138
1970434,031741123
1971233,132677150
1972229,268690135
1973326,914743116
1974325,814770109
1975622,651783112
1976619,54191983
1977719,53693383
1978918,83894285
19791019,247  
19801019,102893101
19811117,76091696
19821117,734  
19831316,82598281
19841715,47399580
19852213,960  
19862313,292  
19872313,005  
19882113,300  
19892213,380  
19902213,395  
19912212,202  
19922511,508  
19933110,177  
1994338,630  
1995417,385  
1996476,585  
1997555,680  
1998555,553  
1999565,291  
2000525,525  
2001595,012  
2002584,928  
2003624,837  
2004664,656  
Totals:  774,915 1,824

During the last 125 years, parents have used Michelle as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Michelle appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 67 times during the last 125 years.


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Girl Name Michelle