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What does Mikel mean?

Mikel Pronunciation of Mikel as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Mikel is "who is like God?". Mikel is an alternate form of Michael (Hebrew).



VARIANTS Mykell, Mykel, Mykal, Mychael, Miquel, Mikol, Mikkel, Mikhail, Mikell, Mikael, Mical, Micael, Meical

RELATED FORMS VIA MICHAEL Maik, Makai, Micha, Michal, Miche, Micheal, Michel, Michele, Michiel, Mick, Mickey, Micky, Miguel, Mihai, Mihail, Mihaly, Mike, Mikey, Mikhos, Miko, Miky, Misha, Mitch, Myke

(male) Mackel, ..

(female) Micol, ..

Mikel Luke (M.L.), ..

How popular is Mikel?

Mikel is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1006 out of 1220, Top 82%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#11712 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Mikel reached its apex rank of #609 in the U.S. in the 1950s, and is at #1223 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Michael (#14 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Miguel (#179), Makai (#572), Micheal (#1019), Mike (#1125), Mikael (#1172), Mikhail (#1498), Mickey (#1870), Michiel, Mick, Micky, Michal, Michel, Michele, Miquel, Mitch, Mychael, Mykal and Mykel are the prominent varying forms of Mikel (#1223) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Maik, are uncommon. These forms of Mikel reached the height of their popularity 68 years ago (MEDIAN #1156) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1533, 82%). Michael has historically been popular among parents, though Makai has become popular as well, while forms like Mitch have become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mikel, Makai, Michael, Michal, Micheal in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michel, Michele, Michiel, Mick, Mickey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Micky, Miguel, Mikael, Mike, Mikhail in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Miquel, Mitch, Mychael, Mykal, Mykel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Mikel is pronounced similarly to Mikal. Other recommended sound-alike names are Airel, Askel, Dekel, Eskel, Fidel, Markel, Mel, Miki, Mikio, Miles, Miner, Mirek, Niel, Nigel, Nijel, Nikhel, Rigel and Videl. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mikel.

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