Meaning and name origin
Michal \m(i)-chal\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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.
There is 1 masculine form of Michal: Michael.
Michal is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2745 out of 4276, Top 64%) and also a somewhat popular surname or 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 its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mia (#6), Michelle (#187), Michaela (#478) and Michael. (2014 statistics).