Meaning and Name Origin
Micah \m(i)-cah\ as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Micah) is pronounced MYE-cah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Micah is "who is like God?". Biblical: name of a daughter of King Saul who married King David. Also used as a short form of Michael.
Micah has 1 masculine form: Mike.
Micah is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2413 out of 4276, Top 56%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Micah for girls. Micah was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #582 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is currently at #994. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Micah and affiliated names. Michael is the only other popular variation form of Micah (#994 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 and are now much less popular, with the versions Micah and Michael becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)