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Girl Name: Michael

Name: Michael
Pronunciation: \m(i)-chael\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Michael's also a boy name)
Meaning: who resembles God?
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Mychaela, Mischaela, Michele, Michaila, Micaela, Mechaela, Mychal, Michala, Mical, Michell, Michela, Michaella
Similar Names: Michaelyn, Michee, Rachael, Richel
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 799
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 877

Description

Michael \m(i)-chael\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Michael), is a variant of Michaela (Hebrew), and the meaning of Michael is "who resembles God?". See also Micah, Michal, Michelle and Shayla.

The baby name Michael sounds like Mychaela, Mischaela, Michele, Michaila, Micaela, Mechaela, Mychal, Michala, Mical, Michell, Michela and Michaella. Other similar baby names are Michaelyn, Michee, Rachael and Richel.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Michael.

Popularity

Michael is a very popular first name for women (#799 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#877 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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