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pinWhat does Michal mean?

Michal /mi-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 6 variants: Mical, Michaeline, Michaelyn, Michala, Micole and Mychal.

Affiliated girl names: Mia, Michaela and Michelle.

Michal has 2 more relations via Michael: Michaele and Mikelle.

Michal has 1 masculine form: Michael.

Kreatif forms: Maychal, Mechal, Michalli. [more]

pinHow popular is Michal?

Michal is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2745 out of 4276, Top 64%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#26191 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Michal and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Michal (outside Top 1000) are Mia (#6 2 years ago), Michelle (#187), Michaela (#478) and Michael. Usage of these forms of Michal was at its apex in 1997 (usage of 0.6793%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.5823%, down 14.3%). Michelle has historically been a favorite of parents, though Michaela has become trendy as well, while Michael is now less popular. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mia, Michael, Michaela, Michelle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mia, Michaela, Michelle outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Michaila, Michayla, Michela, Michele and Michell. These names tend to be less frequently used than Michal.