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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Makai, Michael, Michale, Micheal, Michel, Michele, Mickey, Miguel, Mike, Mikel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mikhail, Mitch, Mitchell, Mychal, Mykel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Mykal is alike in pronunciation to Mikal. Another recommended similar baby name is Magal. Like Mykal, these names are not frequently used.