Michael

Michael meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: Bengali, English, Hindi, Czech, French, German, Yiddish, Faroese, Old Norse, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: Like the Lord, Who Resembles God, Messenger of God and Who is Like God?
Add to favorites

Illustrous and All time favorite unisex name Michael means "Who is Like God, Who Resembles God, Messenger of God or Who is Like God?", used dominantly in Hindi, Yiddish, Icelandic, German, Faroese, Swedish, French, Finnish, Old Norse, Danish, Czech, Greenlandic, Norwegian, Bengali and English is originated from Hebrew. Michael is derivation of Michel. Michel is form of Michael in German language. Noteworthy and Enduring Michel's origin is Hebrew, meaning of Michel is "Like the Lord, Who is Like God and Who is Like God?". Michael is form of Μιξαελ, a Greek Form the Hebrew Name מִיכָאֵל: in Latin language. It is celebrated on September 29th.

Variants of Michael

Mikhael, Dumichel, Michaela, Micah, Micaiah, Mitchel, Aaronmichael, Michaelangel, Aharon, Aaron

View middle names that goes with Michael like Knowledge, Sandy, Wen, Warren, Pete, Tristin,

Names that rhyme with Michael

Popularity of Michael

Michael was among the n extremely popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 4384072 babies have been given the first name. At its zenith in 1954, the moniker grabbed the 1st spot and 92716 baby boys were given the name. However after 251 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still dominating the charts. In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 5 baby names an astounding 62 times Also, Michael was among the popular names in England and Wales. Since emerging in 1996 around 42879 babies have been given the first name. At its zenith in 1996, it ranked 22nd when 4187 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However after 23 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still dominating the charts. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 12 times Also, Michael was a popular name in Ireland. Over 54030 babies have been named Michael since 1964. When at the peak of its usage in 1966, the moniker grabbed the 2nd spot and 2157 baby boys were given the name. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 56 years but still dominating the charts. Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 5 baby names 33 times Also, Michael was among the popular names in France. Since emerging in 1904 around 81384 babies have been given the name. At its zenith in 1974, it ranked 19th when 4490 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However after 113 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 19 times Also, Michael was a popular name in Denmark. Over 8575 babies have been given the moniker in 16 years. When at the peak of its usage in 1986, the moniker grabbed the 5th spot and 950 baby boys were given the name. After 16 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 5 baby names 1 times Also, Michael was a popular name in New South Wales. Over 68628 babies have been given the moniker in 67 years. When at its peak in 1974, 1918 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 1st position. However after 67 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Additionally, the name has been in the top 5 baby names 37 times Also, Michael was a popular name in Queensland. Over 27084 babies have been named Michael since 1960. At the peak of its usage in 1975, it ranked 1st when 768 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 60 years. Moreover, the name has been to the top 5 baby names 34 times

Michael was a common name in Switzerland. Over 3132 babies have been named Michael since 1998. When at the peak of its usage in 1998,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 21 years. Also, Michael used to be a common name in Belgium, first appeared in 1995 and over 1646 babies have been given the name in 24 years. When at its peak in 1995,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 24 years. Also, Michael used to be a common name in Western Australia, first appeared in 1945 and over 15925 babies have been given the name in 53 years. At the peak of its usage in 1975,. After 53 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 5 baby names 47 times Also, Michael used to be a common name in Victoria, first appeared in 2008 and over 1492 babies have been given the name in 12 years. At its zenith in 2008,. However after 12 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts.

Michael is a familiar baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 300 names. In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 211 on boy names chart when 77 babies were given the name Michael. There are over 301 babies that have been given the name Michael in Netherlands. Michael is an uncommon baby name in Northern Territory where it has been in use since 2002 and peaked in 2018 when it ranked 3rd. Over 205 people have been named Michael in Northern Territory.

However things change on global perspective, Michael is extremely popular in Germany where every 1 in 100 have the name as well as in, England, Philippines, Nigeria, Canada, Ghana, Tanzania, Australia, South Africa, Egypt and Kenya. Also the baby name is popular in Uganda, Eritrea, Austria, Ethiopia, Sudan, Scotland, Sierra Leone, New Zealand, Zambia, Wales, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Zimbabwe, South Sudan, Papua New Guinea, DR Congo, Brazil, Indonesia, Poland, Mozambique, Northern Ireland, Cameroon, Rwanda, India, Jamaica, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Angola, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Chad, Peru, Chile, Namibia, Central African Republic, Dominican Republic, Bangladesh, Trinidad and Tobago, Spain, Venezuela, Congo, Burundi, Liberia, Ecuador, Russia, Mexico, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Qatar, Italy, Cyprus, Japan, Greece and East Timor. As per our findings, over 11300000 people has been named Michael globally.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
20181411620596520
20171212579427333
2016813998421534
2015914396405736
2014715426416535
View more ▾View full list ▾

Facts

Michael in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands25400103325363
Finland83702376287

What numbers say about Michael?

Having letter I as your first vowel represents your elegance, impulsive attitude, big heart, and gentle soul. You are full of dignity, charm, and have a lot of admirers because of your openness and kind nature. Remember that you are not the only person who's struggling with something. And you are not alone as you think. You are an exceptional person, a good listener for your friends and family, but shy as a lover.

Other names similar to Michael, for name hunters

  •  Evza - Originated from Old Greek and Czech, Evza is a boy name, Evza means "Noble and Well Born". Evza is diminutive of Evzen.
  •  Baruska - Baruska's meaning is Stranger, Barbaric and The Foreign is predominantly used in Czech and is aimed at girls is originated from Latin. Baruska is short of Barbara.
  •  Antonín is equivalent of Anton in Czech language
  •  Markita - Prevailing girl name Markita is originated from Old French, Old Greek and English. Markita is English and Czech equivalent of Margaret. Also Markita is English cognate of Marquita
  •  Viktor - Viktor's meaning is The Victor, Winner or Victory used for baby boys. Its origin is in Latin is used particulary in Faroese and Czech
View more names similar to Michael

Namesakes of Michael

    Michael Kenna, was one of the two aldermen elected
  • Michael VIII Palaiologos, reigned as the Co-Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea
  • Michael I Rangabe, was Byzantine Emperor from 811 to 813
  • Michael III, was Byzantine Emperor from 842 to 867
  • Michael II, reigned as Byzantine Emperor
  • Michael IV the Paphlagonian, was Byzantine Emperor
  • Michael V Kalaphates, was Byzantine emperor for four months
  • Michael VI Bringas,
  • Michael VII Doukas, was Byzantine emperor from 1071 to 1078
  • Michael Nyman, English composer of minimalist music, pianist
  • Michael Choniates, Byzantine writer and ecclesiastic
  • Michael Psellos, Byzantine Greek monk, savant, writer, philosopher
  • Michael Baius, Belgian theologian
  • Michael William Balfe, Irish composer
  • Michael Tippett, English composer
  • Michael Haydn, Austrian composer of the Classical period
  • Michael Arne, English composer, harpsichordist, organist, singer
  • Michael Hordern, English stage and film actor whose career spanned nearly 60 years
  • Michael Bernays, was born in Hamburg
  • Michael Drayton, English poet
  • Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, Irish journalist, author, sports official
  • Michael Fumento, American author, analyst, attorney
  • Michael Manley, Jamaican politician
  • Michael Scott,
  • Michael A. Jackson, British computer scientist
  • Michael Corrigan, American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Michael of Cesena, Italian Franciscan, general of that Order
  • Michael Bruce, Scottish poet and hymnist
  • Michael Hoban, teacher of classics
  • Michael McKevitt, Irish republican
  • Michael, archangel in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • Michael Tilson Thomas, American conductor, pianist and composer
  • Michael Bliss, Canadian historian and award-winning author
  • Michael J. McGivney, American Catholic priest based in New Haven
  • Michael Shaara, American author of science fiction, sports fiction
  • Michael Ventris, English architect, classicist and philologist
  • Michael Faraday, British scientist
  • Michael Halliday, English-born linguist
  • Michael P. Anderson, United States Air Force officer and NASA astronaut
  • Michael J. Smith, All seven crew members died
  • Michael Behe, American biochemist, author
  • Michael Servetus, Spanish theologian, physician, cartographer
  • Michael Smith, with Kary Mullis for his work
  • Michael O. Rabin, Israeli mathematician and computer scientist and a recipient of the Turing Award
  • Michael Dummett, English academic described as "among the most significant British philosophers of the last century and a leading campaigner for racial tolerance and equality
  • Michael Berry, mathematical physicist at the University of Bristol
  • Michael Spivak, American mathematician specializing
  • Michael Foster, English physiologist
  • Michael Horton, J. Gresham Machen Professor of Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California since 1998
  • Michael Oakeshott, English philosopher and political theorist
  • Michael Reagan, former radio talk show host, and author
  • Michael Moorcock, English writer and musician
  • Michael Mann, American film director, screenwriter
  • Michael Palin, English comedian, actor
  • Michael Polanyi, Hungarian-British polymath,
  • Michael Foot, British Labour Party politician and man of letters
  • Michael Hutchence, Australian musician, singer-songwriter and actor
  • Michael Schumacher, retired German racing driver
  • Michael Bentine, Britsh comedian
  • Michael Jordan, American former professional basketball player
  • Michael Atiyah, British-Lebanese mathematician specialising
  • Michael Crichton, American author, screenwriter
  • Michael Milken, American financier and philanthropist
  • Michael Nesmith, American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist
  • Michael I of Romania, last King of Romania

Lists having Michael

Share your opinion on Michael
Enter Code: