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Meaning and name origin

Michael \m(i)-chael\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Michael), has the meaning "who is like God?" and is a variant of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine form of Michael. See also Micah, Michal, Michelle and Shayla.

There are 6 masculine forms of Michael: Micah, Michelangelo, Miguel, Mike, Misha and Mitchell.

Michael has 2 variant forms: Michaele, Mikelle.

Michael is also pronounced similarly to Mical. Other suggested similar baby names are Mechaela, Micaela, Michaella, Michaila, Michala, Michayla, Michela, Michele, Michell, Mischaela, Mychaela and Mychal.


Michael is a very popular first name for females (#799 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#877 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Michael name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Michael with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

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

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


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