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pinWhat does Michaela mean?

Michaela /mi-chae-la/ 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.


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.

Affiliated girl names: Calla, Cayla, Miki and Shayla.

Michaela has 25 more different relations via Kayla: Caela, Caihla, Caila, Cala, Calla, Cayla, Caylie, Kaala, Kaela, Kaelah, Kahla, Kaila, Kailagh, Kailah, Kalae, Kalah, Kalla, Kaylah, Kayle, Kaylha, Kaylie, Kaylin, Kaylla, Kaylyn and Keyla.

Kreatif forms: Machaela, Michaema, Migchaela. [more]

pinHow 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)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Michaela for girls. Michaela entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #100 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is currently at #478. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Michaela and affiliated names. Kayla (#102 2 years ago), Makayla (#123), Michelle (#187), Mikayla (#320), Kaylie (#517), Kaylin (#547), Mikaela (#573), Shayla (#746), Keyla (#867), Mckayla (#876), Mickie, Mickey, Kaila, Kaela, Cayla, Kaylah, Michelina, Micaela, Michael, Kaylyn, Michele and Calla are the prominent alternative forms of Michaela (#478 2 years ago). Other forms, like Caela, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Michaela reached its apex in 1997 (usage of 0.4606%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.2463%, down 46.5%). Michelle has generally been preferred by parents, although Mikaela seems to be gaining favor too, while versions such as Shayla, Kaylyn, Mckayla, Cayla and Mickey are now somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Michaela, Calla, Cayla, Kaela, Kaila in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kayla, Kaylah, Kaylie, Kaylin, Kaylyn in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Keyla, Makayla, Mckayla, Micaela, Michael in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Michele, Michelina, Michelle, Mickey, Mickie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mikaela, Mikayla, Shayla in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Michaela is pronounced similarly to Michala and Michela. Other recommended similar baby names are Michell and Michella. These names tend to be less commonly used than Michaela.