Michaela Name Meaning & Origin

Michaela

Pronunciation: mi-KAY-lə (key)

Origin of the name Michaela:

Feminine form of Michael (Who is like God?)

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Meanings and history of the name Michaela

Michaela (Hebrew. מיכאלה) is a feminine given name. It is a feminine form of the Hebrew name Michael (מִיכָאֵל), which means "Who is like God." It was rare in any country until it became fashionable in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in the 1950s and 1960s,and 1970s.

Famous real-life people named Michaela

Michaela Shafer, actress
Michaela Conlin, actress best known for playing Angela Montenagro on Bones
Michaela Mcmanus, actress
Michaela Haas, Journalist
Michaela Bercu, model
Michaela Strachan, TV host
Michaela Deprince, Dancer
Michaela Paetsch, Violinist
Michaela Tabb, athlete
Michaela Odone, created Lorenzo's oil with her husband to save her son.

Michaela in song, story & screen

The main character in the show, "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" starring Jane Seymour; the character's name was Dr. Michaela Quinn.

-The character Mikaela Banes was played by Megan Fox in the "Transformers" movies.

Michaela Odone, Susan Sarandon's character in the 1992 docudrama film, Lorenzo's Oil

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