What does Michaela mean?
Michaela [michaela] as a girls' 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.
Associated with: learned (wisdom).
Michaela▼ has 52 variants: Kayla▼, Macaela, Mackayla, Mahalya, Makayla▼, Makyla, Mckayla▼, Mechaela, Meeskaela, Mekea, Micaela▼, Micaiah, Michael▼, Michaele, Michaelina, Michaeline, Michaella, Michaila, Michal, Michalin, Michayla, Michele▼, Michelina, Micheline, Michelle▼, Mickee, Mickey, Micki, Mickie, Micky, Miguela, Miguelina, Miguelita, Mihaela, Mihaila, Mihalia, Mihaliya, Mikaela, Mikayla▼, Mike, Mikella, Mikelle, Mikhaila, Mikhayla, Mikki, Mikyla, Mischaela, Mishaila, Miskaela, Mychaela, Mykala and Mykela.Creative forms:
(female) Michaely, Michaeta, ..
(male) Michaelus, Michaemar, .. Middle name pairings:
Michaela Letty (M.L.), ..
How popular is Michaela?
Michaela is a very popular first name for females (#1052 out of 4276, Top 25%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#84631 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Michaela entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #100 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is currently at #496. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Kayla (#115 in 2015), Makayla (#143), Michelle (#192), Mikayla (#349), Mikaela (#603), Shayla (#800), Mckayla (#1027), Micaela (#1133), Calla (#1565), Cayla (#1731), Micki, Mickey, Mykala, Mikki, Mickie, Michal, Michaele, Michael, Makyla, Michaeline, Michaella, Michele, Michayla and Michelina are the prominent alternative forms of Michaela (#496 in 2015). Adoption of these forms of Michaela reached its apex in the 1970s (adoption of 3.14%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.6%, down 81%).
Michaela▼ is pronounced similarly to Michala, Michela and Miquela. Other recommended names are M'chelle, M'shell (see Michelle), Machelle, Mahala▼, Mahalla, Mechelle, Meshella, Mical, Michaelyn, Michee, Michell, Michella, Micole, Migdalla (see Migdalia), Mishaelle, Mishelle, Mohala, Mychal, Mychele, Mychelle, Myshell, Myshella, Nichele, Nichola, Rachael▼, Raphaela, Rephaela (see Raphaela), Richanda, Richarda, Richel, Richela, Richele, Richella and Shaela. These names tend to be less commonly used than Michaela.See names in meaning and etymology.