Meaning and name origin
Micaela \m(i)-cae-la\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew and French origin, and the meaning of Micaela is "who is like God?". Micaela is a variant of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine form of Michael. Also a variant of Michelle (French, Hebrew): a popular name when it was first used in the 1940s, and made even more so by the Beatles' famous song "Michelle" in the 1970s.
Micaela is a very popular first name for females (#1303 out of 4276, Top 30%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Micaela for girls. Micaela reached its highest rank of #439 in the U.S. in 1995. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Micaela and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Makayla (#123), Michelle (#187), Mikayla (#320), Michaela (#478), Mikaela (#573), Mckayla (#876) and Micaela. (2014 statistics).
Micaela▼ is also pronounced similarly to Michala and Michela. Other suggested similar baby names are Mical, Michael▼, Michaele, Michaila, Michayla, Michele▼, Michell▼, Michella, Miguela, Mihaela, Mischaela and Miskaela. These names tend to be less commonly used than Micaela.