Meaning and Name Origin
Mykal \m(y)-kal\ as a boys' name. Mykal's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Mykal means "who is like God?". Mykal is a variant of Michael (Hebrew); biblical: Michael is the archangel who defeats the dragon. Not often used as a name for baby boys.
Mykal has 36 more related variations via Michael: Maik, Makai▲, Micha, Michaelangelo, Michail, Michal, Michale, Miche, Micheal▼, Michel▼, Michelangelo, Michele, Michelet, Michiel, Mick, Mickey▼, Micky, Miesha, Miguel▲, Mihai, Mihail, Mihailo, Mihaly, Mihangel, Mike▼, Mikey, Mikhalis, Mikhos, Miko, Miky, Mischa, Misha, Mitch▼, Mitchell▼, Mychal and Myke.
Mykal is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Mykal is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Mykal and related names. Prominent variation forms of Mykal (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Makai (#712 last year), Michael (#7), Michale, Micheal (#811), Michel, Michele, Mickey, Miguel (#146), Mikael, Mike (#970), Mikel, Mikhail, Mitch, Mitchell (#504), Mychal and Mykel. Usage of these boy names was at its peak during 1960-1969 and has become significantly lower since, with versions such as Micheal, Michel, Mike, Mitch and Mitchell becoming somewhat dated. Makai (#712) and Miguel (#146) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)