Micheal Name Meaning & Origin
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.
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This is the Irish form of the name Michael. It is pronounced MEE-haul, not MY-kel, because in Irish (Gaelic), the ch in the middle softens the "c" sound. It is actually spelled with accent marks over the i and a: Mícheál. Although many people just omit the accent marks, to me, if the accents marks are missing, it looks like someone just misspelled Michael.
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I've known many, and heard it used as a middle name several times...even among newborns.
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"Who is like the Lord?"
Micheal Clifford-a singer and guitar player from 5sos (5 Seconds of SUmmer)
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9 Byzantine emperors
Michael I of Russia (1596-1645)
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (1878–1918)
Michael Cera, actor
Michael Donnellan, Irish fashion designer
Michael Donnellan, Gaelic footballer
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