Meaning and name origin
Mikaela \m(i)-kae-la\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew and French origin, and the meaning of Mikaela is "who is like God?". Mikaela 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.
Mikaela is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3864 out of 4276, Top 90%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mikaela for girls. Mikaela reached its highest rank of #273 in the U.S. in 1997. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mikaela 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).