What does Micah mean?
Micah \m(i)-cah\ as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Micah) is pronounced MYE-cah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Micah is "who is like God?". Biblical: a prophet and writer of the Book of Micah. Also used as a variant of Michael.
Micah has 48 more related variations via Michael: Maik, Makai, Meical, Micael, Mical, Micha, Michaelangelo, Michail, Michal, Michale, Miche, Micheal▼, Michel▼, Michelangelo, Michele, Michelet, Michiel, Mick, Mickey▼, Micky, Miesha, Miguel, Mihai, Mihail, Mihailo, Mihaly, Mihangel, Mikael, Mikel▼, Mikell, Mikhail, Mikhalis, Mikhos, Mikkel, Miko, Mikol, Miky, Miquel, Mischa, Misha, Mitch▼, Mitchell▼, Mychael, Mychal, Mykal, Myke, Mykel and Mykell.
Micah is a very prominent first name for males (#520 out of 1220, Top 43%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Micah for boys. Micah entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #103 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is at #109 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Micah and corresponding names. Michael (#7 the previous year), Miguel (#146), Mitchell (#504), Makai (#712), Micheal (#811), Mike (#970), Mikhail, Mitch, Mikel, Mykel, Mychal, Mikal, Michel, Michele, Mickey, Mikael and Michale are the popular varying forms of Micah (#109 the previous year). Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3716%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2078%, down 44.1%), with versions such as Micheal, Mitchell, Mike, Mickey and Michel becoming somewhat outmoded. Micah (#109), Makai (#712) and Miguel (#146) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)