Meaning and Origin of: Michel

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Who is like God
  • Italian : God's angel; messenger; artist

Last name origin & meaning:

  • French, German, and Dutch : from the personal name Michel (see Michael).
  • Basque : variant from the personal name Mitxel, equivalent of Michael.
  • Polish : from a variant of the personal name Michał (see Michael).
  • Greek : shortened form of any of various patronymic derivatives of Michael, for example Michelakis, Michelakakis, or Michelakos.