Mikael - boys name

Mikael name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Mikael name meaning:

The name Mikael is of Hebrew origin and is derived from the name Michael. The name Michael is composed of two Hebrew words, "mi" which means "who" and "ka" which means "like God." Therefore, the name Mikael can be interpreted to mean "Who is like God?" or "Godlike."

The name Mikael has biblical roots and is often associated with the archangel Michael, who is considered a powerful and protective figure in various religious traditions. Michael is depicted as a warrior who defends against evil and is known for his loyalty, strength, and courage. As a result, the name Mikael carries connotations of strength, bravery, and divine qualities.

Parents who choose the name Mikael for their son may do so because they appreciate the strong and protective characteristics associated with the name. It can also be seen as a way of expressing their hopes and aspirations for their child to embody godly qualities and become a source of inspiration and guidance for others.

Origin: Hebrew

Gift from God.

Related names

Mikael , Meekaa'eel, Mikaa'il

Other boys names beginning with M


Overall UK ranking: 503 out of 4789

78 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Mikael

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