Michael Name Meaning
What does Michael Mean?
Michael Name Gender : Boy Names
Michael Name Origin : The origin of the name Michael is English baby names
Meaning Of Michael : Michael name meaning is and German form of a common biblical name (meaning `who is like God?`) borne by one of the archangels, who is also regarded as a saint of the Catholic Church (cf. GABRIEL and RAPHAEL). In the Middle Ages, Michael was regarded as captain of the heavenly host (see Revelation 12: 7-9), symbol of the Church Militant, and patron of soldiers. He was often depicted bearing a flaming sword. Because of its sanctified warlike connotations, Michael was a popular name among early Christian military leaders, and was borne by eight Byzantine emperors, as well as by the founder (1596-1645) of the Romanov dynasty in Russia. The name is also borne by a Persian prince and ally of Belshazzar mentioned in the Book of Daniel. See also MICHAL. Cognates: Irish Gaelic: Micheal. Scottish Gaelic: Micheal. Welsh: Meical, MIHANGEL. French: Michel. Italian: Michele. Spanish, Portuguese: Miguel. Catalan: Miquel. Basque: Mikel. Romanian: Mihai. Swedish: Mikael. Danish, Norwegian: Mikkel, Mikael. Polish: Michal. Czech: Mich(a)el. Russian: Mikhail. Ukrainian: Mikhailo. Finnish: Mikko. Hungarian: Mihaly. Short forms: English: Mike, MICK. English: Micky. Russian: Misha. Feminine forms: Latinate: Michaela (used in England and Germany); Micaela (used in Italy and Spain). French: Michèle, Michelle. Polish: Michalina.
In addition to these data about Michael name meaning, Michael name is a boy name that starts with M and letter M means that you are energetic and hardworking with a touch of the workaholic, you are efficient and do not tire easily, you likely have a strong physical constitution, you are domestic and want financial security, you are tolerant and can endure hardships also you have to be more patient with others. You can search our database via baby name finder tool to find similar names of Michael name. If you know more about Michael name meaning, please send us feedback, we are looking forward your contributions. Please read all sections of the name Michael. If you consider Michael name is proper name for your baby, please inform us what you think about your decision. Names that sound like Michael : Minkah Misk Micaiah Mika'Il Millan .
Masculine proper name, name of an archangel, from Late Latin Michael (source of French Michel, Spanish Miguel), from Greek Mikhael, from Hebrew Mikha-el, literally "Who is like God?"
noun : Michael ((Old Testament) the guardian archangel of the Jews)
For U.S. births in 2015, the number of births with name Michael is 14321, representing about 0.809404 percent of all male births in 2015. See interactive baby names map for Michael name popularity by states.
- United States : Rank #7
- England and Wales : Rank #53
- Ireland : Rank #8
- Scotland : Rank #53
- Canada : Rank #47
- Australia : Rank #46
- New Zealand : Rank #56
- Netherland : Rank #264
- Norway : Rank #136
- France : Rank #777
- Austria : Rank #25
In order to choose right baby name for your baby, you should take a look back at the past, who had Michael name that you consider for your baby in the history of mankind. Knowing that who had the same name with Michael in the past can be an inspiration during those times when you are in the process of selecting right baby name for your baby. For more information about famous people named Michael please read more...
- Michael Faraday, 1791, PHYSICIST
- Michael Jackson, 1958, MUSICIAN
- Michael Douglas, 1944, ACTOR
- Michael Ende, 1929, WRITER
- Michael Caine, 1933, ACTOR
- Michael VIII Palaiologos, 1223, POLITICIAN
- Michael III, 840, POLITICIAN
- Michael I Rangabe, 770, POLITICIAN
- Michael Servetus, 1511, PHYSICIAN
- Michael I of Russia, 1596, POLITICIAN
- Michael Psellos, 1018, PHILOSOPHER
- Michael II, 770, POLITICIAN