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What does Macaela mean?

Macaela Pronunciation of Macaela [macaela] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Macaela means "who is like God?". Macaela is a version of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine transcription of Michael.


Macaela has 16 variants: Mackayla, Makayla, Makyla, Mckayla, Mechaela, Micaela, Michaella, Mikaela, Mikayla, Mikella, Mikhaila, Mikhayla, Mikyla, Mychaela, Mykala and Mykela.

11 more different relations via Michaela: Mahalya, Michael, Michaele, Michaila, Michayla, Michele, Miguela, Mihaela, Mihaila, Mischaela and Miskaela.

Creative forms:
(female) Macaea, Macaera, ..

(male) Macaeg, Macaeme, ..

Middle name pairings:
Macaela Ariyah (M.A.), ..

How popular is Macaela?

Macaela is an uncommon given name for females. Macaela is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Macaela (outside Top 2000) are Makayla (#143 from recent data), Makyla, Mckayla (#1027), Micaela (#1133), Michael, Michaela (#496), Michaele, Michaella, Michayla, Michele, Mikaela (#603), Mikayla (#349) and Mykala. These forms of Macaela were favored in 1998 (median #938) and have become much less popular since (#1365, 67.8%), with versions like Micaela becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Makayla, Makyla, Mckayla, Micaela, Michael in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michaela, Michaele, Michaella, Michayla, Michele in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mikaela, Mikayla, Mykala in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Makayla, Michaela, Mikaela, Mikayla outside U.S.

Similar Names

Macaela is alike in pronunciation to Michala, Michela and Miquela. Other suggested similar names are Caela, Camala, Camela, Candela, Carmela, Damalla, Daniela, Graciela, Harela, Jamela, Kaala, Kaela, Luciela, Maarva, Mabel, Macaria, Macarisa, Maccaria, Macee, Macey, Machelle, Madalena, Madena, Magali, Magaly, Mahala, Mahali, Mahalla, Maidel, Makara, Makaria, Mala, Malena, Manuela, Maraya, Marcela, Marchella, Marchesa, Marcheta, Mareesa, Marelda, Marell, Marella, Maricela, Mariela, Marlea, Marlena, Marrelda (see Marelda), Marsala, Marsalla, Marsella, Marvela, Marvele, Matana, Matelda, Matrena, Maxena, Mayana, Maybel, Maybell, Mical, Michell, Michella, Mychele, Nabeela, Natala, Pamala, Pamela, Rafaela, Samuela, Shaela and Tangela. These names tend to be more commonly used than Macaela.

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