Meaning and Name Origin
Mikaela \m(i)-kae-la\ as a girls' name has the meaning "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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Mikaela and corresponding names. 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) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 1997 and have become much less popular since, 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). (2014 Birth Statistics)