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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.