What does Micah mean?
Micah [mic-ah] 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 28 more relations via Michael: Makai▲, Meical, Micael, Mical, Micha, Michail, Michal, Michale, Miche, Micheal▼, Michel▼, Mick, Mickey▼, Micky, Miesha, Mihai, Mihail, Mihaly, Mikael, Mikel, Miko, Mikol, Miky, Mischa, Misha, Mitch▼, Mychal and Mykal.Creative forms:
(male) Micach, Micke, ..
(female) Micke, Micla, .. Middle name pairings:
Micah Declan (M.D.), ..
How popular is Micah?
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. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Micah for boys. Micah entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #103 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is at #108 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of the boy name Micah and corresponding names. Michael (#9 the previous year), Makai (#681), Micheal (#840), Mike (#1032), Mikael (#1187), Mikel (#1224), Mickey (#1569), Mitch, Mychal, Mykal, Michal, Michale, Micky, Michel, Mikal and Mick are the popular varying forms of Micah (#108 the previous year). Usage of these forms of Micah was widespread in the 1950s (usage of 4.65%) and has become much diminished since (usage 1.01%, down 78%). Michael is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Micah appears to be getting popular too, while versions like Micheal used to be popular.