Name
MICHAEL

Name MICHAEL

Between 1880 and 2018 there were 5,095,210 births of Michael in the countries below, which represents an average of 36,922 births of children bearing the first name Michael per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 17,949 births.
Version Française disponible ici En Français Prénom Michael Available variants : Michaél , Michaël , Michäel , Michāel

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Information about the first name Michael

The first name Michael is listed in our categories :The first name Michael has been assigned to:
99.65% to boys
0.35% to girls
The country where the first name Michael is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 7 letters including 3 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Michael

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Michael : Amichel, Camilhe, Chae Lim, Chameli, Chimela, Lachemi, Lemachi, Liam Che, Machiel, Maichel, Mailech, Malechi, Meilach, Micahel, Michale, Micheal, Micheál, Michéal, Mícheál, Michel A, Michela, Michéla

Michael in Japanese *

Romajimaikeru
Katakanaマイケル
Hiraganaまいける
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Michael en Japonais
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Michael in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Michael

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Latin Michaēl, Michahēl, from Biblical Hebrew מִיכָאֵל‎ (mîḵāʾēl, literally “who is like God?”).
Alternative forms src :
  • Michaell
Anagrams src :
  • Micheal, chameli, helicam
Pronunciation src :
  • enPR: mīʹkəl, IPA(key): /ˈmaɪkəl/
  • Rhymes: -aɪkəl
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
FR French
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from English Michael.
Alternative forms src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /mi.ka.ɛl/
  • IPA(key): /maj.kœl/
Proper noun src :
  • Michael
  • A male given name of modern usage.
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From Vulgate Latin Michael, Michahel, from Hebrew מיכאל‎ (mikhael, “who is like God?”). First recorded as a given name in Sweden in the 13th century.
Proper noun src :
  • Michael c (genitive Michaels)
  • A male given name, a less common spelling of Mikael.
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From the Ancient Greek Μῐχᾱήλ (Mikhāḗl), from the Hebrew מִיכָאֵל‎ (mikha'él, “Michael”, literally “Who is like God?”).
Alternative forms src :
  • Michahēl (the spelling used in some Vulgate)
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈmi.kʰa.eːl/, [ˈmɪ.kʰa.eːɫ̪]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈmi.ka.el/, [ˈmiː.ka.ɛl]
Proper noun (Declension) src :
  • Third-declension noun, singular only.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Michaēlium
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • Italian: Michele
  • Old French: MichelFrench: Michel
  • Portuguese: Miguel
  • Albanian: Mëhill
  • Spanish: Miguel
  • → Danish: Michael
  • → English: Michael
  • → Czech: Michael
  • → Finnish: Mikael
  • → German: Michael
  • → Icelandic: Mikael
  • → Irish: Micheál
  • → Japanese: ミカエル (Mikaeru)
  • → Korean: 미카엘 (Mika-el)
  • → Latvian: Miķelis
  • → Norwegian: Michael
  • → Polish: Michał
  • → Swedish: Michael
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Michaeās
  • Michās
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • From Vulgar Latin Michael, Michahel, from Hebrew מיכאל‎ (mikhael, “who is like God?”).
Alternative forms src :
Proper noun src :
  • Michael
  • A common Danish male given name.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (male given names) Mike, Mikkel
  • (female given names) Michala, Michella, Michelle
  • (surnames) Michaelsen, Mikkelsen
DE German
Etymology src :
  • From Vulgate Latin Michael, Michahel, from Hebrew מיכאל‎ (mikhael, “who is like God?”).
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪ.çaˌʔeːl/, /ˈmɪ.ça.(ʔ)ɛl/
  • Hyphenation: Mi‧cha‧el
Proper noun src :
  • Michael m (genitive Michaels, female Michaela)
  • A common German male given name.
  • Michael the Archangel.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Michi
  • Michel
  • Michue (Swiss; Bern)
CZ Czech
Etymology src :
  • From Vulgate Latin Michael, Michahel, from Biblical Hebrew מִיכָאֵל‎ (mîḵāʾēl, literally “who is like God?”).
Alternative forms src :
  • Michal
Proper noun src :
  • Michael m
  • A male given name, equivalent to English Michael
 

Popularity of the name Michael

Number of MICHAEL births per year

Total births of Michael by country

Births with the first name Michael
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2018
4,362,012
17,236
ONOntario
1913 - 2016
145,372
6
AUAustralia
1944 - 2018
117,620
4
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
81,391
33
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
65,752
540
IEIreland
1964 - 2018
53,728
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2018
50,117
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
42,879
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2018
39,856
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2018
34,579
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
17,672
70
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2018
13,707
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
12,927
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2017
11,580
74
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
8,139
0
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
5,540
3
NONorway
1945 - 2018
5,057
0
ATAustria
2010 - 2016
2,591
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2018
1,646
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
1,554
38
PLPoland
2000 - 2018
1,532
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
891
0
SESweden
1998 - 2018
796
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2018
250
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2017
18
0

Total births of Michael by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Michael
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2018
11,620
0
BRBrazil
2010
1,676
18
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
869
0
DKDenmark
2018
850
0
AUAustralia
2018
434
0
ITItaly
2017
408
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
368
0
ONOntario
2016
363
0
IEIreland
2018
354
0
ATAustria
2016
320
0
ABAlberta
2018
84
0
DEGermany
2018
84
0
QCQuebec
2018
75
0
NZNew Zealand
2018
67
0
BCBritish Columbia
2018
61
0
NLNetherlands
2018
49
0
NONorway
2018
47
0
FRFrance
2018
46
0
CHSwitzerland
2018
41
0
SESweden
2018
33
0
PLPoland
2018
32
0
BEBelgium
2018
28
0
ARArgentina
2015
17
0
PTPortugal
2017
5
0

Comments on the name Michael

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Michael

There are 23577 actors and actresses with the first name Michael
Michael Daisher
Michael Angeles
Michael Strusievici
Michael Algieri
Michael Olshavsky
Michael Bain
Michael May
Michael Ormsby
Michael Manuel Peña
Michael Pitts
Michael Eaborn
Michael T. Wells
Michael Tabet
Michael Len
Michael Rowlands
Michael Chen
Michael Zomick
Michael Steedley
Michael Tommer
Michael Johnston
Michael Barth Edwards
Michael Gohlke
Michael Dillman
Michael Francis-Lynch
Michael Mcelroy
Michael Pandolfo
Michael Drummond
Michael Taber
Michael Tabanyi
Michael Greene

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Michael
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Rankings of first name MICHAEL by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#4DK Denmark2018
#8IE Ireland2018
#14US United State of America2018
#26ON Ontario2016
#29AT Austria2016
#38CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#43AB Alberta2018
#61BC British Columbia2018
#61AU Australia2018
#74NZ New Zealand2018
#74GB United Kingdom2018
#83IT Italy2017
#93QC Quebec2018
#111DE Germany2018
#129NO Norway2018
#140BR Brazil2010
#190PL Poland2018
#215CH Switzerland2018
#278PT Portugal2017
#279SE Sweden2018
#314AR Argentina2015
#322NL Netherlands2018
#407BE Belgium2018
#897FR France2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#3554BR Brazil2010








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