Mikel - boys name

Mikel name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 67%

Mikel name meaning:

The name Mikel is a variant of the name Michael, which has Hebrew origins. Michael is derived from the Hebrew name Mikha'el, meaning "who is like God?" The name Mikel, therefore, carries the same meaning. It is a name that reflects a deep-rooted reverence and awe for the divine.

The name Mikel is often associated with qualities such as strength, courage, and loyalty. People with this name are believed to possess a strong sense of justice and righteousness. They are often seen as protectors and defenders of others. Mikel is a name that exudes a sense of authority and power, while also embodying humility and devotion.

In various cultures, the name Mikel may have different interpretations and spellings. However, the fundamental meaning remains consistent - a reference to the greatness and incomparable nature of God. It is a name that resonates with spiritual significance and carries a sense of purpose and destiny.

Origin: Basque

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: 1595 out of 4789

15 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Mikel

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