Michael: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Michael

Michael

Pronunciation: MIY-kəl (key)

Origin of the name Michael:

Derived from the Hebrew mīkhā’ē‘l (Who is like God?). The name is borne in the Bible by one of the seven archangels. He is the one closest to God and is responsible for carrying out God's judgments. Var: Michaell, Michail.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Michael: | Edit

a very cute kitten boy who is a general sunshine and brings joy to the world. pretty good at guitar ;)likes to dye his hair and gets along well with other boys with names such as Luke,Calum and Ashton.

Personal experiences with the name Michael: | Edit

My "adopted" brother, Michael Waldrop, married to my best friend Amanda Waldrop that has been like a sister to me over half my life. He is great brother to me, and she is a great sister to me. They are an awesome couple together and great parents! Michael doesn't do it often that I hear, but when he sings, its very good!! He can tatoo fantastically too.

Nicknames for Michael: | Edit

Mike, Mikey, Mick, Micky, Muck

Meanings and history of the name Michael: | Edit

Michael is my husband's and my son's middle name( named for Michael the Archangel). They are both very devoted to, and protective of their families. My son is a captain in the Air Force as well.

Famous real-life people named Michael: | Edit

MICHAEL CLIFFORD is an Australian guitarist and singer in the band 5 Seconds of Summer
Actors Michael Douglas, Michael Sheen, Michael J. Fox, Mickey Rourke, Mickey Mouse
Michael Jones, Achievement Hunter

Michael in song, story & screen: | Edit

THIS DUDE NAMED MICHAEL USED TO RIDE MOTORCYCLES
Michael Nesmith-the Monkees
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Songs: Michael Row the Boat Ashore; Take a Message to Michael

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