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What does Micaela mean?

Micaela /mi-cae-la/ as a girls' name. Micaela's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Micaela is "who is like God?". Micaela is an alternate form of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine variant of Michael. Micaela is also a variation of Michelle (French, Hebrew).


Micaela has 17 variants: Macaela, Mackayla, Makayla, Makyla, Mckayla, Mechaela, Michaella, Mikaela, Mikayla, Mikella, Mikhaila, Mikhayla, Mikyla, Miquela, Mychaela, Mykala and Mykela.

Micaela has 22 more related forms via Michaela, Michelle: Micaiah, Michael, Michaele, Michaelina, Michaila, Michal, Michayla, Michela, Michele, Michelina, Michell, Michella, Mickee, Mickey, Miguela, Mihaela, Mihaila, Mihalia, Mischaela, Mishaila, Miskaela and Mychele.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Micaeja, Micaeta, ..

(male) Micaelan, Micaeler, ..

How popular is Micaela?

Micaela is a very prominent first name for females (#1303 out of 4276, Top 30%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name history of Micaela for girls. Micaela was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex position of #439 in the U.S. in 1995, and is at #1088 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Micaela name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Micaela outside U.S.

Shown below is an analysis of the history of the girl name Micaela and related names. Popular varying forms of Micaela (#1088 last year) rated in the Top 2000 are Makayla (#123 last year), Makyla, Mckayla (#876), Michael, Michaela (#478), Michaele, Michaella, Michal, Michayla, Michela, Michele, Michelina, Michell, Michelle (#187), Mickey, Mikaela (#573), Mikayla (#320) and Mykala. Other variants, like Mischaela, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Micaela was well-received among parents during 1970-1979 (median #1560) and is now significantly less (#1455, down 86.4%).

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michela, Michele, Michelina, Michell, Michelle in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names


Micaela is pronounced similarly to Michala. Other recommended names are Aricela, Caela, Fiala, Fidela, Gisela, Gizela, Jisela, Kaela, Laela, Luciela, Macaria, Maeja, Mahala, Mahalla, Mala, Manuela, Marcela, Maricela, Mariela, Marla, Marvela, Mela, Mica, Micah, Mical, Michaelyn, Michee, Micole, Migdalla (see Migdalia), Mila, Milada, Miladena, Milana, Milanka, Mileena, Milena, Milla, Mirabel, Mirabell, Mirabella, Mirana, Miranda, Mirell, Mirella, Mireya, Mirilla, Mirla, Miyana, Miyanna, Mohala, Morela, Niccola, Nichola, Nickola, Nicola, Nirela, Rafaela, Richela, Richella, Shaela, Sissela and Timaula. These names tend to be less frequently used than Micaela.