Micah - boys name

Micah name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Micah name meaning:

The name Micah is of Hebrew origin and has several possible meanings. One interpretation of the name is "who is like God?" or "who is like Yahweh?" In Hebrew, "Mi" means "who" and "cha" is a shortened form of "Yahweh" (the Hebrew name for God). This interpretation suggests a sense of humility and acknowledgment of the greatness of God.

Another possible meaning of the name Micah is "gift from God" or "one who is like God's gift." This interpretation highlights the idea that the individual named Micah is seen as a blessing or a special presence in the lives of others. It implies that the person bearing this name carries qualities that are considered valuable and precious.

Overall, the name Micah carries a spiritual and symbolic significance, emphasizing a connection to God and suggesting a sense of divine purpose or favor. It represents qualities such as humility, gratitude, and a recognition of the inherent worth of individuals.

Origin: Biblical

Poor, humble.


Unisex names

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Overall UK ranking: 243 out of 4789

204 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (297)

Historical popularity of Micah

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