What does Micaela mean?
Micaela [mi-caela] as a girls' name has its root in 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).
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.Creative forms:
(female) Micaena, Micaeta, ..
(male) Middle name pairings:
Micaela Haylee (M.H.), ..
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)
Micaela was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex position of #439 in the U.S. in 1995, and is at #1133 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Micaela (#1133 last year) rated in the Top 2000 are Makayla (#143 last year), Makyla, Mckayla (#1027), Michael, Michaela (#496), Michaele, Michaella, Michal, Michayla, Michela, Michele, Michelina, Michell, Michelle (#192), Mickey, Mikaela (#603), Mikayla (#349) 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 (#1470, down 87.6%).
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.See names in meaning and etymology.