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Origin and popularity of the name MICHEL


Michel : 1: French Walloon German Dutch West Indian (mainly Haiti) Seychellois and Mauritian: from the personal name Michel (see Michael).2: Basque: Castilianized form of Mitxel from the personal name Mitxel an equivalent of Michael.3: Polish: from a variant of the personal name Michał (see Michael).4: Germanized form of Sorbian Michał Czech and Slovak Michal ‘Michael’.5: English and Scottish: variant of Mitchell.6: American shortened form of Greek patronymics from the personal name Michael e.g. Michelakis Michelakakis or Michelakos.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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