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What does Micah mean?

Micah /mic-ah/ 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.

Associated with: biblical, king (queen).


Micah has 5 variants: Meeca, Meica, Mika, Myka and Mykah.

Micah has 1 masculine form: Mike.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Micke, Misah, ..

(male) Micach, Micke, ..

How popular is Micah?

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. Demographics)


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

Displayed below is the birth name history of Micah for girls. Micah was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #582 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is currently at #994. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the history of Micah and affiliated names. Mika (#1328 in 2014), Myka (#1710) and Michael are the popular variation forms of Micah (#994 in 2014). These relations of Micah were at the height of their popularity 3 decades ago (median #1269) and are almost as popular today, but with the version Michael falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Micah, Michael, Mika, Myka in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Micah is pronounced similarly to Mckay, Mecca, Mica, Micaiah, Mickee, Mickey, Micki, Mickie, Micky, Miki, Mikki and Mikko. Other suggested similar names are Aidah, Ainah, Alicah, Amicah, Binah, Dinah, Eilah, Gilah, Kiah, Kibah, Kivah, Lichah, Lidah, Lilah, Linah, Maiah, Maiyah, Malcah, Marah, Mayah, Merah, Mia, Miah, Mical, Michal, Michi, Mila, Milcah, Mima, Mina, Mira, Mirah, Miran, Miya, Monah, Morah, Myrah, Niah, Rinah, Rivah, Simah, Tinah and Zivah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Micah.