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What does Michael mean?

Michael [mi-chael] as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Michael). Michael's root is Hebrew, and the name Michael means "who is like God?". Michael is an alternate form of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine version of Michael. See also Micah, Michal, Michelle and Shayla.

Variations

Michael has 2 variants: Michaele and Mikelle.

Michael has 24 more relations via Michaela: Macaela, Mechaela, Micaela, Michaelina, Michaeline, Michaella, Michaila, Michal, Michalin, Michayla, Michele, Michelle, Mickee, Mickey, Mickie, Mihaela, Mihaila, Mikaela, Mikhaila, Mikhayla, Mischaela, Mishaila, Miskaela and Mychaela.

Michael has 6 masculine forms: Micah, Michelangelo, Miguel, Mike, Misha and Mitchell.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Mechael, Mischael, ..

(male) Michin, Mimel, ..

How popular is Michael?

Michael is a very popular first name for women (#799 out of 4276, Top 19%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#798 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Michael for girls. Michael entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #419 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Michelle (#187 a year ago), Michaela (#478), Mikaela (#573), Shayla (#746), Micah (#994), Micaela (#1088), Mickie, Michele, Mickey, Michal, Michaele, Michaeline, Michaella and Michayla are the prominent alternative forms of Michael appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Mickee, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Michael reached its highest in the 1970s (median #1410) and is now significantly reduced (#1471, 93% less usage).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michael, Micaela, Micah, Michaela, Michaele in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michaeline, Michaella, Michal, Michayla, Michele in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michelle, Mickey, Mickie, Mikaela, Shayla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michaela, Michelle, Mikaela outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE MICHAEL

Michael is pronounced similarly to Mical and Micole. Other recommended names are Mica, Michaelyn, Michala, Michee, Michela, Michell, Michella, Michi, Michiko, Mirabel, Mirham, Mischa, Misha, Mishaelle, Mychal, Mychele, Rachael, Rachel and Richel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Michael.


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