Miguel - boys name

Miguel name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 87%

Miguel name meaning:

The name Miguel is of Spanish origin and has Hebrew roots. It is derived from the Hebrew name Michael, which means "Who is like God?" Miguel is a popular name in Spanish-speaking countries and is often given to boys as a sign of reverence and honor towards God.

The name Miguel carries a strong and powerful meaning, emphasizing the belief that no one can compare to the greatness of God. It conveys a sense of strength, leadership, and divine protection. Those named Miguel often exhibit qualities such as confidence, determination, and a strong moral compass.

Miguel has been a popular name throughout history, with notable figures such as the Archangel Michael, who is considered a protector and leader of the heavenly forces, bearing this name. Overall, the name Miguel symbolizes a deep spiritual connection and a reminder of the divine qualities that one can aspire to possess.

Origin: Portuguese

Form of Michael. Who is like God.

Related names

Michael , Chaela, Chaeli, Makayla , Mckale, Mckayla , Micaela , Michaela , Michail , Micheal , Micheil, Michel, Michela, Michele , Michella, Mick , Mickey , Micky , Miguel , Mihangel, Mikaela , Mikayla , Mike , Mikel , Mikell, Mikella, Mikelle, Mikhail , Mikki, Mikko, Miko , Miquel, Misha , Mishe, Mishenka, Mitch, Mitchel , Mitchell , Mychaela, Mychajlo, Mychal, Mychele, Mychelle, Mykhaltso, Myghal

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Overall UK ranking: 610 out of 4789

61 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Miguel

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