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What does Micah mean?

Micah Pronunciation of Micah as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Micah) is pronounced MYE-cah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Micah is "who is like God?". Biblical: name of a daughter of King Saul who married King David. Also used as a short form of Michael.


ASSOCIATED WITH biblical, king (queen)


VARIANTS Meeca, Meica, Mika, Myka, Mykah


(female) Mckah, ..

(male) Micke, ..

Micah Adalynn (M.A.), ..

How popular is Micah?

Micah is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2413 out of 4276, Top 56%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Micah was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #582 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is currently at #980. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Mika (#1301 IN 2018), Michael and Myka are the popular variation forms of Micah (#980). These relations of Micah were at the height of their popularity 4 decades ago (MEDIAN #1269) and are somewhat less popular today, with the version Michael falling out of fashion. Mika and Micah are two of the more trendy birth names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Micah, Michael, Mika, Myka in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Micah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Micah is pronounced similarly to Mckay, Mecca, Mica, Micaiah, Mickee, Mickey, Micki, Mickie, Micky, Miki, Mikki and Mikko. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aidah, Ainah, Alicah, Amicah, Binah, Dinah, Eilah, Gilah, Kiah, Kibah, Kivah, Lichah, Lidah, Lilah, Linah, Maiah, Maiyah, Malcah, Marah, Mayah, Merah, Mia, Miah, Mical, Michal, Michi, Mila, Milcah, Mima, Mina, Mira, Mirah, Miran, Miya, Monah, Morah, Myrah, Niah, Rinah, Rivah, Simah, Tinah and Zivah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Micah.

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