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What does Michaela mean?

Michaela Pronunciation of Michaela as a girls' name is pronounced mih-KAY-lah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Michaela is "who is like God?". Latin feminine form of Michael. Kayla is a popular derivative of this name. Actress Michael Learned.


ASSOCIATED WITH learned (wisdom)


VARIANTS Kayla, Macaela, Mackayla, Makayla, Makyla, Mckayla, Mechaela, Meeskaela, Mekea, Micaela, Micaiah, Michal, Michael, Michaele, Michaelina, Michaeline, Michaella, Michaila, Michalin, Michayla, Michele, Michelina, Micheline, Michelle, Mickee, Mickey, Micki, Mickie, Micky, Miguela, Miguelina, Miguelita, Mihaela, Mahalya, Mihaila, Mihalia, Mihaliya, Mikaela, Mikayla, Mike, Mikella, Mikelle, Mikhaila, Mikhayla, Mikki, Mikyla, Mischaela, Mishaila, Miskaela, Mychaela, Mykala, Mykela

SEE ALSO Calla, Cayla, Miki, Shayla



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How popular is Michaela?

Michaela is a very popular first name for females (#1052 out of 4276, Top 25%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#84631 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Michaela entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #100 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is currently at #529. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Kayla (#149 IN 2018), Makayla (#232), Michelle (#263), Mikayla (#428), Mikaela (#678), Shayla (#1118), Micaela (#1138), Mckayla (#1315), Calla (#1686), Michaeline, Michaella, Cayla, Michayla, Michele, Michelina, Michaele, Mickey, Micki, Mickie, Michael, Makyla, Mikki, Mykala and Michal are the prominent alternative forms of Michaela (#529). Adoption of these forms of Michaela reached its apex in 1998 (ADOPTION OF 1.99%) and has become significantly diminished since (ADOPTION 0.41%, DOWN 79%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michaela, Calla, Cayla, Kayla, Makayla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Makyla, Mckayla, Micaela, Michael, Michaele in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michaeline, Michaella, Michal, Michayla, Michele in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michelina, Michelle, Mickey, Micki, Mickie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mikaela, Mikayla, Mikki, Mykala, Shayla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michaela, Kayla, Makayla, Michelle, Mikaela, Mikayla outside U.S.

Similar Names

Michaela is pronounced similarly to Michala, Michela and Miquela. Other recommended sound-alike names are M'chelle, M'shell (see Michelle), Machelle, Mahala, Mahalla, Mechelle, Meshella, Mical, Michaelyn, Michee, Michell, Michella, Micole, Migdalla (see Migdalia), Mishaelle, Mishelle, Mohala, Mychal, Mychele, Mychelle, Myshell, Myshella, Nichele, Nichola, Rachael, Raphaela, Rephaela (see Raphaela), Richanda, Richarda, Richel, Richela, Richele, Richella and Shaela. These names tend to be less commonly used than Michaela.

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