Miguel Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Miguel:
Spanish cognate of Michael, a Hebrew name derived from 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. Considered the leader of the heavenly host, Michael is regarded as the patron of soldiers.
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Name Lists Featuring Miguel
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- Chilean Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Chile 2010
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Miguel Ángel is a common combination and is frequently used as a double name.
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Miguelin Miguelito Mike Miggley Miggs Michael Miggy Miggie
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Used by both the Spanish and Portuguese
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The priest Miguel Hidalgo led the fight for independence in Mexico.
Miguel Gallardo, singer, songwriter and music producer.
Miguel de Cervantes, author of 'Don Quixote'.
José Miguel Cabrera Torres, commonly known as Miguel Cabrera and nicknamed "Miggy", is a Venezuelan professional baseball player; he is currently on the Detroit Tigers M.L.B. team. [source: Wikipedia]
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"Maya and Miguel" is a PBS Kids show.
St. Michael the Archangel, whose feast day is September 29th.
Miguel, one of two main characters in DreamWorks' animated feature film 'The Road to El Dorado' (voiced by Kenneth Branagh).
Miguel Rivera, the main character in Pixar's film 'Coco' (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez).
I LOVE YOU MIGUEL EVEN THO YOU DON'T TALK TO ME OR KNOW ME! STILL LOVE YOU BRO