Meaning and Name Origin
Micaela \m(i)-cae-la\ as a girls' name has the meaning "who is like God?". Micaela is a form of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine form of Michael. Micaela is also a variation of Michelle (French, Hebrew).
Micaela▼ has 50 more related forms via Michaela, Michelle: Kayla▲, M'chelle, M'shell, Machelle, Mahalya, Mechelle▼, Meeskaela, Mekea, Meshella, Mia▲, Micaiah, Michael▼, Michaele, Michaelina, Michaeline, Michaila, Michal, Michalin, Michayla, Michela, Michele▼, Michelina, Micheline, Michell▼, Michella, Mickee, Mickey▼, Micki, Mickie, Micky, Midge, Miguela, Miguelina, Miguelita, Mihaela, Mihaila, Mihalia, Mihaliya, Mike, Mikelle, Mischaela, Misha, Mishaelle, Mishaila, Mishelle, Miskaela, Mychele, Mychelle, Myshell and Myshella.
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)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Micaela for girls. Micaela was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex position of #439 in the U.S. in 1995, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Micaela and related names. Popular varying forms of Micaela are Kayla (#102 last year), Machelle, Makayla (#123), Mckayla (#876), Mechelle, Mia (#6), Michael, Michaela (#478), Michele, Michelina, Michell, Michelle (#187), Mickey, Mickie, Mikaela (#573) and Mikayla (#320). Usage of these girl names reached its peak in the year 1997 and is now significantly less, with versions such as Mckayla, Michael, Michele, Michell and Mickey becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy names for newborns here are Kayla (#102), Makayla (#123), Mia (#6), Michelle (#187) and Mikaela (#573). (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)