Michal - boys name

Michal name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Michal name meaning:

The name Michal is of Hebrew origin and has several meanings. In the Old Testament, Michal was the name of King Saul's daughter and one of the wives of King David. In Hebrew, the name Michal is derived from the word "mikha'el," which means "who is like God?" or "gift from God."

As a feminine given name, Michal has a strong, powerful, and spiritual connotation. It symbolizes the belief that no one can compare to God and serves as a reminder of divine qualities. The name is often associated with qualities such as strength, wisdom, and devotion.

In modern times, Michal is a popular name given to girls in various countries, including Israel, the Czech Republic, and Poland. It continues to be cherished for its religious and cultural significance, as well as its timeless beauty.

Origin: Biblical

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Related names

Michal , Mical, Michaeline, Michaelyn, Micole

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Overall UK ranking: 704 out of 4789

49 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Michal

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