Meaning and Name Origin
Michal \m(i)-chal\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Michal) is pronounced MYE-kal. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Michal is "brook". Also used as feminine form of Michael. Biblical: Michal was King Saul's daughter, the first wife of David.
Michal has 1 masculine form: Michael.
Michal is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2745 out of 4276, Top 64%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#70053 out of 88799, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Michal and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Michal (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Mia (#6 a year ago), Michelle (#187), Michaela (#478) and Michael. Usage of these girl names was at its apex in 1997 and has become significantly less since, with the form Michael becoming less fashionable. Mia (#6), Michelle (#187) and Michaela (#478) are three of the more trendy girl names here. (2014 Birth Statistics)