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ˈmɪtʃ əlmitchell

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mitchell, R. J. Mitchell, Reginald Joseph Mitchellnoun

    English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)

  2. Mitchell, William Mitchell, Billy Mitchellnoun

    United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)

  3. Mitchell, Maria Mitchellnoun

    United States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)

  4. Mitchell, Margaret Mitchell, Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchellnoun

    United States writer noted for her novel about the South during the American Civil War (1900-1949)

  5. Mitchell, John Mitchellnoun

    United States labor leader; president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1898 to 1908 (1870-1919)

  6. Mitchell, Arthur Mitchellnoun

    United States dancer who formed the first Black classical ballet company (born in 1934)


  1. Mitchellnoun

    derived from the given name Michel (Michael), or from the word muchel meaning big.

  2. Mitchellnoun

    A surname.

  3. Mitchellnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

  4. Mitchellnoun

    Any of a number of places in the English speaking world, named after persons with the surname:


  1. mitchell

    Mitchell is primarily a name used for males and is of English origin, derived from the Middle English name "Mitchel" which means "who is like God". It is often used as either a first name or a surname. Apart from that, Mitchell is also a city in the U.S state of South Dakota. In the context of technology, the "Mitchell's Machine" refers to a method of data processing for machine learning algorithms. The interpretation of the term "Mitchell" greatly relies on its contextual usage.


  1. Mitchell

    Mitchell is a city in and the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 15,254 at the 2010 census. Mitchell was incorporated in 1881. It was named for Milwaukee banker Alexander Mitchell, President of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad. Mitchell is the principal city of the Mitchell Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Davison and Hanson counties.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mitchell is ranked #48 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Mitchell surname appeared 384,486 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 130 would have the surname Mitchell.

    61% or 234,613 total occurrences were White.
    32.5% or 124,958 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 9,612 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.4% or 9,497 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1% or 3,999 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 1,846 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mitchell in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mitchell in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Mitchell in a Sentence

  1. Alex Jensen:

    There’s so much focus other teams have on him that it frees up other guys offensively -- he’s Donovan Mitchell and makes life a lot easier for everybody.

  2. Courtesy Monica Mitchell:

    I'm just wondering why some students got their loans forgiven and others, like Courtesy Monica Mitchell, are still being burdened, they had the same issues that I had, the same complaints that I had. The Biden administration's just The Biden administration.

  3. Elizabeth Smart:

    Elizabeth Smart was held captive by Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee, for nine months, and the case captivated the nation just months after the 2002 Winter Olympics took place in Salt Lake City. Elizabeth Smart was raped, tethered to trees by steel cables and left without food and water for days at a time. Elizabeth Smart recalled what Elizabeth Smart said to Brian David Mitchell on the night Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped. There finally came a point where I remember stopping Brian David Mitchell and just saying, ‘ If you're just going to rape and kill me, please do it here,' because in my mind I was thinking I want my parents to know what happened to me, I wanted them to find me even if it was just my body, brian David Mitchell had this smile and it was just, it was bone chilling … Brian David Mitchell said, ‘ I'm not going to rape and murder you. Yet,' Elizabeth Smart added. Wanda Barzee was sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2010, and Brian David Mitchell is serving two life terms. Elizabeth Smart will talk about how Elizabeth Smart moved past the harrowing incident 15 years later, according to E ! News. The special will air on Nov. 12 and 13 before the Lifetime original movie.

  4. Andrew Brockway:

    The only mistake he made was trusting Joyce Mitchell.

  5. Bill Armstrong:

    Mitchell is a good hockey player, but we need to do the right thing as an organization and not just as a hockey team, i'd like to apologize to Isaiah Meyers-Crothers and the Meyer-Crothers family for everything they have dealt with the past few months. I wish them all the best in the future.

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