Meaning and name origin
Michaella \micha(el)-la\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew and French origin, and the meaning of Michaella is "who is like God?". Michaella is a variant of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine form of Michael. Also a variant of Michelle (French, Hebrew): a popular name when it was first used in the 1940s, and made even more so by the Beatles' famous song "Michelle" in the 1970s.
Michaella is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Michaella and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Makayla (#123), Michelle (#187), Mikayla (#320), Michaela (#478), Mikaela (#573), Mckayla (#876) and Micaela. (2014 statistics).
Michaella is also pronounced similarly to Michala and Michela. Other suggested similar baby names are Michael▼, Michaele, Michaila, Michayla, Michell▼, Michella, Mischaela and Mishaelle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Michaella.