Michala Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Michaela:
Feminine form of Michael (Who is like God?)
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Michala (Mee-kha-lah); is the Czechian and Danish form of the name Michaela, meaning "Who is like God?" and is considered as one of the "Archangel names" as it originates from the Archangel Michael who is chief of all Archangels. As a Czech name, the name "Michala" originates from the Bohemian name "Michal" which was derived from the name "Michael" pertaining to the Archangel Michael. The Bohemian name "Michal" was later taken up as a surname in then Czechoslovakia and also in Germany. As a Nordic name most popularly used in Denmark, the name "Michala" is a form of the name "Michaela" which is also derived from the name "Michael" also pertaining to the Archangel.
But then "Michala" could possibly be seen in Hebrew as a variant of the feminine Hebrew name "Michal" which means "brook." Therefore, it's safe to say that this name means "Who is like God?" as well as possibly interpreted as "brook."
"Michala"; a name more commonly heard in the Czech Republic and in Denmark. View popularity of the name Michala as a Nordic name: http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Michala
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