Meaning and name origin
Michaela \m(i)-chae-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced mih-KAY-lah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Michaela is "who is like God?". Latin feminine form of Michael. Kayla is a popular derivative of this name. Actress Michael Learned.
Michaela▼ has 52 variant forms: Kayla▲, Macaela, Mackayla, Makayla▲, Makyla, Mckayla▼, Mechaela, Meeskaela, Mekea, Micaela▼, Micaiah, Michal, Michael▼, Michaele, Michaelina, Michaeline, Michaella, Michaila, Michalin, Michayla, Michele▼, Michelina, Micheline, Michelle, Mickee, Mickey▼, Micki, Mickie, Micky, Miguela, Miguelina, Miguelita, Mihaela, Mahalya, Mihaila, Mihalia, Mihaliya, Mikaela▼, Mikayla▲, Mike, Mikella, Mikelle, Mikhaila, Mikhayla, Mikki, Mikyla, Mischaela, Mishaila, Miskaela, Mychaela, Mykala and Mykela.
Michaela is a very popular first name for females (#1052 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Michaela for girls. Michaela reached its highest rank of #100 in the U.S. in 1997. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Michaela and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kayla (#102), Makayla (#123), Michelle (#187), Mikayla (#320), Michaela (#478), Mikaela (#573), Shayla (#746), Mckayla (#876), Calla, Cayla, Michael, Mickie, Mickey, Michelina, Micaela and Michele. (2014 statistics).