Miguel: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Miguel | Boys
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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Miguel Angel is a common combination and is frequently used as a double name.
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Miguelin Miguelito Mike Miggley Miggs Michael Miggy
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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.
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"Maya and Miguel" is a PBS kids' show.
St. Michael the Archangel, whose feast day is September 29th.
Miguel, Dreamworks' animated feature film "The Road to El Dorado," voiced by Kenneth Brannagh
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Global Popularity of the Name Miguel
- #18 in Spain
- #101 in United States
- #132 in Canada (Quebec)
- #381 in Canada (Alberta)