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Michael (Given name)

Michael is a name for boys. The origin of the name is Biblical. On our website 51 people with the name Michael rated their name with 4.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Michael is a popular name, and holds position 1 of most popular names on facebook. A nickname for Michael is "Mike".
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Meaning of Michael

The meaning of Michael is: "The name Michael is usually used for males and can be changed to Michèle, Michelle, Michaela, Mechelle, Micheline, and Michaelle for female or even Mychal for either male or female. Michael is a Hebrew name meaning "Who is like God?". In English, it is shortened as Mike, Mikey, Mickey or Mick.".


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Suitable names

Suitable names for a brother of Michael are: James, Gregory, Angelo, David, Jordy. Suitable names for a sister of Michael are: Katelyn, Madeline, Jennifer, Ashley, Angela. View more suitable names.


Michael occurs in the following categories:
Baby boy names with 8 letters247 namesBoy names beginning with M210 namesBoy names ending in L199 namesBaby boy names with three syllables100 namesDifficult to pronounce boy names55 namesPopular South African boy names250 names

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Popularity of Michael in the U.S.A.



Michael 37 years old   22-11-2010
I's really easy to pronounce all around the world.
Michael 35 years old   27-12-2013
to common of name to many Michaels out there
Michael 65 years old   6-01-2014
Easily and often spelled wrongly as "Micheal"
Michael 58 years old   26-01-2014
I am Michael the Archangel
Michael 17 years old   21-12-2016
It is a very nice name
Michael 58 years old   19-12-2019
Shortened to 'Mike' by wife and friends and to 'Mick' by my family

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