Meaning and name origin
Mikael \m(i)-kael\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Mikael is "who is like God?". Mikael is a variant of Michael (Hebrew); biblical: Michael is the archangel who defeats the dragon.
Mikael is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mikael for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Mikael and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Michael (#7), Mykel, Mikhail, Mikel and Mikael. (2014 statistics).