What does Mikaela mean?
Mikaela \m(i)-kae-la\ as a girls' name. Mikaela's name origins are Hebrew and French, and the meaning of the name Mikaela is "who is like God?". Mikaela is a derivative of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine form of Michael. Mikaela is also a form of Michelle (French, Hebrew).
Mikaela has 42 more alternative forms via Michaela, Michelle: Kayla, M'shell, Mahalya, Meeskaela, Mekea, Meshella, Mia, Micaiah, Michael▼, Michaele, Michaelina, Michaila, Michal, Michayla, Michela, Michele▼, Michelina, Michell▼, Michella, Mickee, Mickey▼, Mickie, Midge, Miguela, Miguelina, Miguelita, Mihaela, Mihaila, Mihalia, Mihaliya, Mike, Mikelle, Mikki, Mischaela, Misha, Mishaelle, Mishaila, Mishelle, Miskaela, Mychele, Myshell and Myshella.
Mikaela is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3864 out of 4276, Top 90%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Mikaela for girls. Mikaela was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #273 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is presently at #573. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Kayla (#102 in 2014), Makayla (#123), Mckayla (#876), Mia (#6), Micaela, Michael, Michaela (#478), Michele, Michelina, Michell, Michelle (#187), Mickey, Mickie and Mikayla (#320) are the popular related forms of Mikaela (#573 in 2014). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 1997 (usage of 0.5127%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.3557%, down 30.6%), with forms such as Mckayla, Micaela, Michael, Michell and Mickey falling out of style. The trendier baby names among these are Kayla (#102), Makayla (#123), Mia (#6), Michelle (#187) and Mikaela (#573). Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Mikaela and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)