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Meaning and name origin

Micah \m(i)-cah\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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 5 variant forms: Meeca, Meica, Mika, Myka and Mykah.

There is 1 masculine form of Micah: Mike.


Micah is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2413 out of 4276, Top 56%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Micah for girls. Micah reached its highest rank of #582 in the U.S. in 1998. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Micah name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Micah and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Micah (#994), Mika and Michael. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Micah, Michael in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Micah is also pronounced similarly to Mica, Micaiah, Micki and Micky. Other suggested similar baby names are Miah, Mical, Michi, Milcah and Mirah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Micah.