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What does Mikkel mean?

Mikkel Pronunciation of Mikkel [mikkel] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Mikkel means "who is like God?". Mikkel is a version of Michael (Hebrew).


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

17 more relations via Michael: Michal, Miche, Micheal, Michel, Michele, Michiel, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Miguel, Mihail, Mike, Mikey, Mikhos, Miko, Miky and Myke.

Creative forms:
(male) Mackel, Migkel, ..

(female) Mikla, Mikmel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mikkel Sergio (M.S.), ..

How popular is Mikkel?

Mikkel is an uncommon given name for men. Mikkel is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Michael (#9 last year), Michal, Micheal (#840), Michel, Michele, Michiel, Mick, Mickey (#1569), Micky, Miguel (#161), Mikael (#1187), Mike (#1032), Mikel (#1224), Mikhail (#1263), Miquel, Mychael, Mykal and Mykel are the popular alternative forms of Mikkel (not ranked). Other variants, like Micael, are seldom used. These relations of Mikkel were popular with parents 65 years ago (adoption of 4.7%) and are now much less widespread (adoption 0.9%, 80%), with versions such as Mickey becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michael, Michal, Micheal, Michel, Michele in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michiel, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Miguel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mikael, Mike, Mikel, Mikhail, Miquel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mychael, Mykal, Mykel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Mikkel is pronounced similarly to Mikal. Other recommended names are Airel, Airyel, Aksel, Askel, Brickel, Dekel, Eskel, Fidel, Giovel, Haskel, Hillel, Kimbel, Lindel, Lionel, Mackey, Malkiel, Mandel, Manoel, Mansel, Manuel, Manvel, Marcel, Mardel, Markel, Markell, Markey, Martel, Marvel, Mel, Melker, Mendel, Merrel, Migdal, Miki, Mikio, Miles, Millen, Miller, Milten (see Milton), Miner, Mircea, Mirek, Mirko, Mishal, Mitchel, Montel, Moriel, Morrel, Muriel, Niel, Nigel, Niguel, Nijel, Nikhel, Rigel, Rikke, Torkel, Videl and Zindel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mikkel.

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