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Michal (boy)

What does Michal mean?

Michal Pronunciation of Michal [michal] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Michal) is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Michal means "who is like God?". Michal is a variant form of Michael (Hebrew).


Michal has 2 variants: Michale and Micheal.

35 more relations via Michael: Meical, Micael, Mical, Micha, Michail, Miche, Michel, Michele, Michelet, Michiel, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Miesha, Miguel, Mihai, Mihail, Mihailo, Mihaly, Mikael, Mikel, Mikell, Mikhail, Mikhalis, Mikhos, Mikkel, Mikol, Miquel, Mischa, Misha, Mitch, Mitchell, Mychael, Mychal and Mykal.

1 feminine form: Mia.

Creative forms:
(male) Machal, ..

(female) Micia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Michal Avion (M.A.), ..

How popular is Michal?

Michal is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1209 out of 1220, Top 99%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#26191 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Michal was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #974 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michal name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michal outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Michal are Michael (#9 last year), Miguel (#161), Mitchell (#585), Micheal (#840), Mikael (#1187), Mikel (#1224), Mikhail (#1263), Mickey (#1569), Mitch, Mykal, Mychal, Mychael, Miquel, Micky, Michale, Michel, Michele, Michiel and Mick. These forms of Michal reached the apex of their popularity in the 1950s (average #1106) and have become significantly less common since (#1541, 79%), with forms like Michael falling out of fashion.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michele, Michiel, Mick, Mickey, Micky in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Miguel, Mikael, Mikel, Mikhail, Miquel in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Michal is pronounced similarly to Mikal. Other suggested similar names are Bidal, Bilal, Cathal, Deshal (see Deshan), Faical, Fidal, Fingal, Hilal, Jimal, Kimbal, Lindal, Machen, Machin, Machon, Macneal, Macrae, Magal, Manual, Marchall, Marischal, Marschal, Marshal, Mckay, Mcneal, Micah, Michio, Midian, Migdahl, Migdal, Milan, Millar, Mircea, Mishaal, Mishal, Mistral, Mitchel, Mitchill, Mochan, Mycah, Nial, Nichol, Paschal, Vidal and Vital. These names tend to be less frequently used than Michal.

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