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Pronunciation muh-SHELL, mee-SHELL, MEE-shell, mee-KEH-leh (Italian)
Gender Female, Male (Italian)
Word/name Hebrew via French
Meaning meaning = Who is like God
Other names
Related names Michael, Michel, Michelle

Michele, pronounced ‘mi-shell’, is an English female given name that comes from the French Michèle. It is a variant spelling of the more common (and identically pronounced) name Michelle.

Michele, pronounced ‘mee-KEH-leh’, is also an Italian male given name, akin to the English male name Michael.

Both names derive from the Latin Michael referring to archangel Michael, and originally derive from the biblical Hebrew name מיכאל (pronounced mi-kha-el) meaning "Who is like God?".

Men with the given name Michele[edit]

Women with the given name Michele[edit]

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