What does Michiel mean?
(male) Achiel, Machiel, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Michiel Sterling (M.S.), ..
How popular is Michiel?
Michiel is an uncommon given name for males. Michiel is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Michiel was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #1370 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Michiel rated in the Top 2000 are Michael (#9 via latest list), Michal, Michale, Micheal (#840), Michel, Michele, Mickey (#1569), Miguel (#161), Mikael (#1187), Mikel (#1224), Mikhail (#1263), Miquel, Mitchell (#585), Mychael and Mychal. These forms of Michiel were favored 65 years ago (average #1045) and have become much less widespread since (#1427, ▼79%), with versions like Michael becoming less stylish.
Michiel is pronounced similarly to Mishaal, Mishal, Mitchel▼ and Mitchill. Other suggested similar names are Ezechiel, Machen, Machin, Mackie, Macniel, Malkiel, Mathieu, Michio, Miltie, Moriel, Muriel, Nikhel, Richie, Sachiel and Vachel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Michiel.See names in meaning and etymology.