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pinWhat does Mikel mean?

Mikel /mi-kel/ as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Mikel is "who is like God?". Mikel is an alternate form of Michael (Hebrew) with the suffix -kel.


Mikel has 13 variants: Meical, Micael, Mical, Mikael, Mikell, Mikhail, Mikkel, Mikol, Miquel, Mychael, Mykal, Mykel and Mykell.

Mikel has 24 more related forms via Michael: Maik, Makai, Micha, Michal, Miche, Micheal, Michel, Michele, Michiel, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Miguel, Mihai, Mihail, Mihaly, Mike, Mikey, Mikhos, Miko, Miky, Misha, Mitch and Myke.

Kreatif forms: Mckel, Mikella, Miken. [more]

pinHow popular is Mikel?

Mikel is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1006 out of 1220, Top 82%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#11712 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Presented below is the baby name history of Mikel for boys. Mikel entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #619 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mikel name in U.S.

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

Michael (#7 the previous year), Miguel (#146), Makai (#712), Micheal (#811), Mike (#970), Mikhail, Mykel, Mitch, Mikael, Michel, Michele and Mickey are the prominent varying forms of Mikel listed in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Micael, are uncommon. These forms of Mikel reached the height of their popularity during 1950-1959 (median #578) and are somewhat less conventional today (#818, 57%). Michael has historically been popular among parents, though Miguel has become popular as well, while forms like Micheal, Mike, Mickey, Michel and Mitch have become less popular.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mikel, Makai, Michael, Micheal, Michel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Michele, Mickey, Miguel, Mike, Mikhail in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mitch, Mykel in U.S.

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

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Mikel is pronounced similarly to Mikal. Other recommended similar baby names are Airel, Askel, Dekel, Eskel, Fidel, Markel, Mel, Miki, Mikio, Miles, Miner, Mirek, Niel, Nigel, Nijel, Nikhel, Rigel and Videl. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mikel.