Meaning and name origin
Micheal \m(i)-cheal\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Micheal is "who is like God?". Micheal is a variant of Michael (Hebrew); biblical: Michael is the archangel who defeats the dragon.
Micheal is a very popular first name for males (#147 out of 1220, Top 12%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#20083 out of 88799, Top 23%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Micheal for boys. Micheal reached its highest rank of #94 in the U.S. in 1950-1959. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Micheal and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Michael (#7), Micheal (#811) and Michale. (2014 statistics).
Micheal▼ is also pronounced similarly to Micael and Mical. Other suggested similar baby names are Michail, Michel▼, Michele, Michiel, Mishaal, Mishal and Mychal. These names tend to be less commonly used than Micheal.