Mitchell

Mitchell - A very unique male name



  May 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mitchell, meaning who is like God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #279. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mitchell and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mitchell? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Mitchell. The baby boy name Mitchell was given to 554 baby boys in 2012, ranking #458 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,962 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mitchell peaked in popularity 23 years ago in 1994 on position 71.



Famous with this name

Radha Mitchell
Jason Mitchell
Elizabeth Mitchell


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Mitchell is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mitchell is currently topping the baby name charts in Wisconsin at position #229 - and is the least popular in California at position #849.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Mitchell is where you live.


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Mitchell origin and meaning

Mitchell is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means who is like God. To see famous people named Mitchell, pop culture references for the name Mitchell and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mitchell

We've found the following names that sound similar to Mitchell, sorted by popularity.

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Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012458
2011418
2010385
2009360
2008338
2007305
2006277
2005237
2004213
2003197
2002176
2001155
2000132
1999111
1998103
199796
199688
199579
199471
199381
199291
199196
199093
198993
198895
1987101
1986105
1985115
1984125
1983142
1982135
1981140
1980164
1979172
1978186
1977184
1976186
1975192
1974182
1973188
1972180
1971190
1970179
1969169
1968166
1967160
1966163
1965159
1964138
1963127
1962129
1961118
1960126
1959126
1958127
1957125
1956136
1955137
1954140
1953150
1952157
1951177
1950183
1949190
1948217
1947231
1946236
1945254
1944257
1943268
1942273
1941307
1940313
1939316
1938325
1937338
1936334
1935328
1934331
1933370
1932364
1931330
1930367
1929361
1928317
1927340
1926303
1925306
1924303
1923291
1922281
1921273
1920266
1919281
1918260
1917266
1916279
1915269
1914264
1913289
1912345
1911329
1910279

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wisconsin229
Maine234
West Virginia256
Alabama292
Pennsylvania306
Michigan308
Kentucky310
Ohio343
Iowa358
Minnesota377
Massachusetts380
Missouri384
Kansas389
Idaho393
Mississippi396
Illinois406
Louisiana417
South Carolina428
Virginia434
Georgia450
Utah476
North Carolina500
Tennessee512
Texas523
New York527
Washington529
Oregon538
Arkansas543
Florida555
Maryland585
Arizona597
Oklahoma604
Colorado677
Indiana777
New Jersey825
California849

Even more about Mitchell


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Mitchell a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Mitchell?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1994
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Mitchell
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,962
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +554

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