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What does Michail mean?

Michail Pronunciation of Michail [michail] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Michail is "who is like God?". Michail is a version of Michael (Hebrew).


Michail has 4 variants: Michel, Michele, Michiel and Mychal.

19 more different relations via Michael: Meical, Micael, Mical, Micha, Michal, Michale, Miche, Micheal, Mihai, Mihail, Mihailo, Mihaly, Mikael, Mikhail, Mikhalis, Mischa, Misha, Mitchell and Mychael.

Creative forms:
(male) Cochail, Machail, ..


Middle name pairings:
Michail Cashton (M.C.), ..

How popular is Michail?

Michail is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#125639 out of 150436, Top 84%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Michael (#9 a year ago), Mitchell (#585), Micheal (#840), Mikael (#1187), Mikhail (#1263), Mychael, Mychal, Michele, Michal, Michale, Michel and Michiel are the popular variation forms of Michail (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Mikhalis, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Michail reached its apex 7 decades ago (median #1128) and has become significantly less since (#1490, down 82%), with forms like Mitchell becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michael, Michal, Michale, Micheal, Michel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michele, Michiel, Mikael, Mikhail, Mitchell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mychael, Mychal in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michael, Mikael, Mitchell outside U.S.

Similar Names

Michail is pronounced similarly to Mishaal, Mishal, Mitchel and Mitchill. Other recommended names are Machin, Marchall, Mccain, Mcclain, Mcneil, Micah, Michio, Migdahl, Migdal, Mikal, Mochan and Nikhil. These names tend to be more frequently used than Michail.

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