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What does Miquel mean?

Miquel Pronunciation of Miquel [miquel] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Miquel means "who is like God?". Miquel is a variant form of Michael (Hebrew).


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

11 more related forms via Michael: Michal, Miche, Micheal, Michel, Michele, Michiel, Mickey, Miguel, Mihail, Mike and Mikey.

Creative forms:
(male) Miel, ..

(female) Micol, ..

Middle name pairings:
Miquel Aydan (M.A.), ..

How popular is Miquel?

Miquel is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1062 out of 1220, Top 87%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#122534 out of 150436, Top 81%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Miquel was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #1418 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Miquel name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Miquel ranked in the Top 2000 are Michael (#9 last year), Michal, Micheal (#840), Michel, Michele, Michiel, Mickey (#1569), Miguel (#161), Mikael (#1187), Mike (#1032), Mikel (#1224), Mikhail (#1263), Mychael, Mykal and Mykel. Usage of these relations of Miquel was more pronounced among parents 65 years ago (usage of 4.7%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 0.9%, down 79.8%).

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michele, Michiel, Mickey, Miguel, Mikael in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Miquel is alike in pronunciation to Mikal. Other suggested similar names are Airel, Airyel, Betuel, Buel, Eziequel, Fidel, Giovel, Hillel, Kemuel, Kimbel, Lemuel, Lindel, Lionel, Malique, Mandel, Manoel, Mansel, Manual, Manuel, Manuela, Manuelo, Manvel, Marcel, Mardel, Markel, Marque, Marquel, Marques, Marquez, Martel, Marvel, Mel, Mendel, Merrel, Migdal, Miles, Millen, Miller, Milten (see Milton), Miner, Mircea, Mirek, Mishal, Mitchel, Montel, Moriel, Morrel, Muriel, Niel, Nigel, Niguel, Nijel, Nikhel, Pauel, Petuel, Reuel, Rigel, Rique, Ruel, Samuel, Videl and Zindel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Miquel.

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