What does Michaela mean?
Michaela \m(i)-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.
Michaela has 25 more different forms 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.
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)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Michaela and affiliated names. Kayla (#102 in 2014), 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 in 2014). Usage of these girl names reached its apex in 1997 (usage of 0.4606%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.2463%, down 46.5%), with versions like Shayla, Kaylyn, Mckayla, Cayla and Mickey becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable baby names in this compilation are Kayla (#102), Mikaela (#573), Makayla (#123), Michelle (#187) and Michaela (#478). (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)