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 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).
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).