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Meaning and name origin

Mikel \m(i)-kel\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Mikel is "who is like God?". Mikel is a variant of Michael (Hebrew); biblical: Michael is the archangel who defeats the dragon.

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


Mikel is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1006 out of 1220, Top 82%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#11183 out of 88799, Top 13%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mikel for boys (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Mikel and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Michael (#7), Mykel, Mikhail, Mikael and Mikel. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Michael, Mykel, Mikhail, Mikel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Mikel is also pronounced similarly to Mikal. Other suggested similar baby names are Michel, Miguel, Mike and Mikey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mikel.